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Lichen with sorelia spots

Observed: 24th September 2012 By: pf339
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Lichen with sorelia spots i
Lichen with sorelia spots ii
Description:

Foliose lichen growing on top surface of siliceous sandstone gravestone. Eye-catching light coloured spots of sorelia across the thallus. Lobes light grey around edge of thallus. Possibly Xanthoparmelia mougeotii.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Identifications

Thanks for help with identifications. The spots of soredia on this lichen stood out even more brightly than the images show.
Phil