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Foliose lichens Xanthoria polycarpa?

Observed: 16th February 2010 By: sm8835
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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two types of Foliose lichen yellow/orange & grey on Ash branch


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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Xanthoria parietina interacts


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Foliose lichens

Great picture of foliose lichen. This looks very similar to the lichen that I've noticed on an Elder tree and a Willow tree in my garden in Northamptonshire. From what I've seen so far of lichen, it seems to be one of the more common/widespread types of lichen that grows on trees.