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Lichens on sycamore

Observed: 17th November 2011 By: carol21
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Description:

Grey crustose lichen with black spots in centre (furiting bodies?) + green foliose lichen on sycamore branch

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

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Comments

synan's picture

Lichens

There seem to be 4 lichens lurking here - 2 crustose and 2 foliose. I can only think that the main foliose lichen is Xanthoria parietina clothed in green due to dampness (?) or algae. I'm not sure about the others.

Nigel

bkh43's picture

'Grey crustose lichen with black spots'

The grey crustose lichen with the black apothecium could be Lecidella elaeochroma.

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