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? crustose lichen

Observed: 3rd September 2011 By: ve.emery
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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White lichen approx. 3cm diameter, tighly adherent to rock. Some black (?) reproductive bodies. Mainly sunny aspect, on horizontal surface.


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  • crustose lichen (? Ledicea grisella)
    Confidence: It might be this.
    Likely ID
    Lecanora rupicola
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Lecidea grisella?

Just to confirm, no Lecidea grisella in the photograph.

Additional to the list above, there is at least one small colony of Rinodina oleae (= R. gennarii), a cluster of minute, white-rimmed apothecia on a tiny, green-grey crust.