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Lichen 1r

Observed: 4th July 2012 By: pf339
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Lichen 1r
Description:

Orange-yellow placodioid thallus growing on top of stone wall. Two/three cm diameter (finger nail in bottom left corner of image for scale). Lots of dark orange lecanorine apothecia. Possibly Caloplaca saxicola.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Identification help

Thanks for pointers about strongly pruinose surface and about lobe variations within C. flavescens.