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White Crustose

Observed: 17th February 2010 By: Eddy Lerpiniere...
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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White Foliose On Brick

White Crustose on brick wall facing North


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

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Probably Diploicia canescens

Probably Diploicia canescens but can't enlarge the photo enough to check details.

Its growth form is known as placodioid - crustose but with lobed margins

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I initially thought it might

I initially thought it might also be Aspicilia calcarea, but then I saw that this one doesn't have the lobed margins. So once again thanks for the lesson.