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Flavoparmelia caperata

Observed: 6th January 2013 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:

Seems to tick all the boxes but any agreements/comments will be great, thanks.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

synan's picture

Oops

Sorry. After another look I am sure you are right with F. caperata. Those 'burnt' lobe margins drew me towards my ID. Both species develop pustular soralia, but your photo has the corrugate thallus of F. caperata.

Nigel

synan's picture

After looking at my own photos...

it makes more sense now. I hope I have captured both Hypotrachyna species together in this observation:

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/245934

Any thoughts?

Nigel

AlanS's picture

Maybe

I have added a reply, but with much fence sitting.

Alan