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Lichen (added via Android)

Observed: 5th June 2013 By: Sarah joy
Photo 1
Description:
Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

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    Likely ID
    Physcia caesia
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Sarah joy's picture

Only had my phone on my

Only had my phone on my sadly, so that was the best photo I could get; and it was on top of a metal bird bath. Thanks for the ID!

AlanS's picture

Metal bird bath!

Hi Sarah, thanks for the habitat update. Yes, Physcia caesia is much more likely than most lichens to colonise metalwork and other human artifacts.

Alan