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Xanthoria periatina

Observed: 19th May 2010 By: Peter Orchard
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Yellow foliose lichen on our roof


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If you check the links below

If you check the links below you'll see photos and details of both X. calcicola and X. parientina for comparison:

Xanthoria calcicola:

Xanthoria parientina:

The similar one you saw on the apple tree probably is X. parientina as X. calcicola isn't found on trees