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Lichens on tree

Observed: 16th May 2012 By: kb6799
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Description:
Identifications

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    Likely ID
    Parmelia sp. and Xanthoria parietina
    Confidence: It might be this.
    ID agreements (): 2 People
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

synan's picture

The Parmelia...

... has all the characters of Parmelia sulcata. The Xanthoria looks worse for wear - possibly due to an assault by a parasitic lichenicolous fungus like Xanthoriicola physciae.

Nigel

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This is very helpful, thank

This is very helpful, thank you Nigel. Karin