Sapphire's picture

Crustose lichen on tree

Observed: 19th February 2010 By: Sapphire
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Description:

crustose lichen on tree

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Xanthoria parietina interacts

Comments

Sarah West's picture

Hmm

I think it looks more like Xanthoria parietina. This species can vary considerably in colour, from bright orange or yellow to a dull green/grey colour.

Sarah West
www.OPALexplorenature.org
OPAL Community Scientist
Yorkshire and Humber