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Foliose lichen

Observed: 13th February 2010 By: ls8223
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
Yellow, foliose lichen on a rock
Yellow foliose lichen on a tree

Two examples of foliose lichen - one on a rock and one on a tree trunk.


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  • Foliose lichen
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
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Is this a Xanthoria lichen?


I was just looking at the information on lichens on the Natural History Museum website and saw a picture of a Xanthoria lichen which looked very similar to the lichen I found on the rock and tree in the RSPB reserve in Conwy. Is this the same kind of lichen?