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Lichen on an old stone wall

Observed: 19th February 2012 By: gilchg007
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
gilchg007’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Lichen 2011 011

Pink crustose lichen


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  • crustose lichen
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

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Um ...

Are you sure this is not paint?

I recall puzzling over a similar patch on a local wall, unusually smooth surface texture under the lens but much weathered, no sign of fruiting bodies, and then I stepped back and realised that the whole colony spelled "JEFF".