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Crustose lichen

Observed: 28th February 2012 By: Sharon Bennett
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
Crustose lichen
Description:

Grey/green crustose lichens growing on a rock in the garden around our pond.

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Thank you

Thank you again for your excellent ID of these fascinating organisms. Sharon

Sharon B

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Other lichens

The lichen with the greyer thallus, not lobate at the margins, with densely clustered, dark brown apothecia, is Lecanora campestris.

Alan