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Calicium viride

Observed: 9th January 2013 By: ThistleThistle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensThistle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensThistle’s reputation in Fungi and LichensThistle’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Crustose lichen growing on bark of Scots Pine. I didn't notice until I looked at the photo closely that the black dots are actually pinhead-like stalked apothecia: the give-away is that quite a lot are on their sides.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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