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Black lichen in moss

Observed: 4th April 2013 By: pf339
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Black lichen in moss i
Black lichen in moss ii
Description:

Black foliose lichen growing in moss on limestone surface. Apothecia growing out of lobes. Two apothecia at top of clump of moss and some out of focus in background appear browner. Possibly Leptogium gelatinosum.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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