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British Soldiers

Observed: 1st December 2012 By: ianbarnett
Cladonia floerkeana
Description:

fungus and algae form this lichen.The algae is known as Trebouxia erici.
Called British soldier because it is the samw red as British unforms used to be!

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Lichens

Lichens can be quite tricky also known as Matchstick Lichens

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Synangium, The precise

Synangium,

The precise location is from White Coppice car park. Go up by the quarries onto Black coppice. You turn R (heading S)along the edge,and go through the broken wall and you will find it 10-30 yards along on rocks along the path...

Ian

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Thanks

I'll take a detour to admire it next time I'm lichenising near there.

Nigel