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Dark crustose lichen

Observed: 15th July 2013 By: pf339
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Dark crustose lichen i
Dark crustose lichen ii
Description:

Shiny, dark grey, cracked, crustose lichen growing on coastal, cliff-top, siliceous rocks. Dark almost black prothallus. Lecanorine apothecia with black discs. Possibly Rinodina luridescens.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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