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Lichen

Observed: 13th July 2012 By: KarenP
Lichen
Description:

Very bright yellow-green lichen seen on many mountain rocks in the area. Almost metallic in appearance in some lights. Stands out vividly.

Identifications

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  • Lichen (unidentified)
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

synan's picture

Rhizocarpon

I'm tempted to ID this as Rhizocarpon geographicum (the 'map lichen'), but not sure I can rule out R. lecanorinum here, which I keep looking for but haven't knowingly seen.

Nigel