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Lichen

Observed: 28th September 2011 By: pondlifepondlife’s reputation in Fungi and Lichenspondlife’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
lichen
lichen 1
Description:

on a oak tree

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

pondlife's picture

thanks for the i.d will try

thanks for the i.d will try again without the shake

brian

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photography

Actually I was a touch uncharitable about the photography. Apologies. Camera movement spoils the close-up, which was the main one I looked at, but the left hand photograph is not at all bad and shows the lichen clearly.

I should have added that the lichen was evidently in damp condition; it is grey when dry.
Green variant of Melanelixia glabratula (= M. fuliginosa ssp. glabratula), with glossy surface, also present in the photograph.

Alan