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Unknown lichen

Observed: 17th 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:

Not sure what species this is, found growing on a headstone. Hope someone can help, thanks.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Possibly Physcia dubia

It might be Physcia dubia but that isn't a species I've come across yet - it's found on nutrient enriched siliceous (acidic) rock.

Physcia caesi is also found on rocks, walls etc but has flatter lobes, pressed tightly to the substrate