Are these black lumps the fruit bodies of a lichen? Any idea of ID?
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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.
No interactions present.
Possibly but equally possibly not ....
There is a non-lichenised fungus Hysterium angustatum (link below) which is very similar in appearance to some of the smaller Graphina and examination of the spores is often necessary to be certain:
Nice page, Jenny.
I have been caught by this one myself.
That's why I added that page to the website - that fungus has caught me out so many times!
I DID wonder in the field......... ;)
Too small for Black Bulgar
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