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Crustose lichen found on large pebble

Observed: 25th February 2010 By: smah6
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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crustose lichen on a pebble

several whitish grey crustose lichen with black spores in centre. Each one has well demarcated boundaries.


No identification made yet.

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Not sure what it is but

Not sure what it is but certainly a striking image! hopefully someone will come up with an ID.

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Crustose lichen on pebble

It is a lovely picture. Wonder if it could be Porpidia tuberculosa. According to Lichens by Frank Dobson it is common on pebbles