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Black Lichen on Wall

Observed: 22nd January 2012 By: sp8937
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
10. Umbilicaria polyphylla
Description:

Black lichen found on stone wall

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Black Crustose lichen

Umbilicaria polyphylla is a foliose lichen and your specimen looks crustose.

Jo