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Perithecia on Limestone

Observed: 19th November 2012 By: pf339
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Perithecia on Limestone i
Perithecia on Limestone ii
Description:

Lichen with pinkish thallus and black prominent perithecia growing on limestone on north wall of church. Perithecia uniformly distributed across the thallus. Possibly Acrocordia conoidea.

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Species interactions

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Identification

Thanks for your help with this identification. The pinkish colour was striking but I've come across few lichens with perithecia for which I can suggest a possible identity. Much appreciated help.
Phil