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Xanthoria

Observed: 13th October 2012 By: jonmortin
Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre
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Description:

Orange lichen on the right growing on an oak twig. No idea what the pink thing is?

Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Orange Lichen (Xanthoria parietina) interacts

Comments

synan's picture

The pink thing...

looks good to be the lichenicolous fungus Illosporiopsis christiansenii.

Nigel

AlanS's picture

I agree