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Lichen 21.02.12

Observed: 21st February 2012 By: Mrs T
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
Lichen 21.02.12

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.

Species with which Golden shield lichen (Xanthoria parietina) interacts


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Lichen 21/02/12

Thanks for providing a possible proper name for this -I'd never taken any notice of lichens before!

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Well, it looks like slugs have taken notice of this one - something has been munching it, and there looks to be some regrowth at the centre.