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Lecanora sp

Observed: 7th October 2012 By: ThistleThistle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensThistle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensThistle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensThistle’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
(Lecanora sp (campestris?))
(Lecanora sp (campestris?))
Description:

Crustose lichen. Margin of apothecium similar in colour to body of lichen. Apothecium reddish brown. On tree trunk. Perhaps L campestris?

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

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Lecanora

It may also be worth checking pictures of Lecanora chlarotera (more frequently found on trees than Lecanora campestris) on the 'Search iSpot' panel for comparison. (There are also lots of other lichens with brown lecanorine apothecia!)
Phil