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Pink Foliose

Observed: 17th February 2010 By: Eddy Lerpiniere...
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Pink Foliose On A Tree
Description:

Pink Foliose surrounded by short stature Fruticose on a tree

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Physcia tenella interacts

Comments

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The pink and whitish

The pink and whitish colouring is due to a fungus that is parasitic on the Physcia's (foliose)

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Thanks Jenny

You certainly know your stuff, I'd never have thought that another fungus would colonise a Lichen