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Lichen on coastal granite

Observed: 1st August 2012 By: pf339
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Lichen on coastal granite i
Lichen on coastal granite ii
Description:

No thallus observed. Black clusters, looking a bit like dried currants, of lecideine apothecia growing on a granite wall exposed to the sea. Possibly Polysporina simplex.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.