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Evernia prunastri

Observed: 1st December 2012 By: Urban NatureUrban Nature’s reputation in Fungi and LichensUrban Nature’s reputation in Fungi and LichensUrban Nature’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Found growing on a decid tree, not 100% if my ID is correct so any comments will be great, thanks.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

AlanS's picture

Bonus points?

You might have scored extra here. Those small brown lumps might be developing galls of Unguiculariopsis lettaui, a host-specific little cup-fungus on E. prunastri.

See http://www.lichens.lastdragon.org/lichenicolous/Unguiculariopsis_lettaui...

Alan