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Unidentified Lichen

Observed: 17th December 2011 By: YashcaYashca’s reputation in Fungi and LichensYashca’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Unidentified Lichen
Description:

Found on a boulder, near a stream, in woodland.

Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Further identification

Is there any simple test or examination that would allow me to identify this further, or is it not really something an amateur should concern themselves with?

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More details

If you read Alan Silverside's page (link below) concerning C. chlorophaea agg you'll get a better idea of the situation:
http://www.lichens.lastdragon.org/Cladonia_chlorophaea.html