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Foliose Lichen

Observed: 27th February 2010 By: salblackwell
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student

Lobes small and narrow. Common name: Cushion Xanthoria.
attachment to substrate: simple rootlets ( rhizines )
colour of upper surface: yellow to yellow-green
fruits: fruits present, like jam tarts
habit: thallus leafy, closely or loosely attached to bark from lower surface
isidia: no
lower surface colour: white to pale brown
margins: margins without whiskers
soredia: soredia absent
surface pattern: uniform colour


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Species interactions

No interactions present.