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Lecanora gangaleoides

Observed: 15th May 2010 By: dw5448
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Grey crustose lichen in the splash zone

Identifications

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

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

gardener's picture

One way to tell between

One way to tell between Lecanora gangaleoides and the very similar Tephromela atra is to cut the apothecia and look at the colour inside.

Lecanora gangaleoides - dark greenish
Tephromela atra - purplish-brown or purplish-violet

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Worth a try

Will have a go next time I go down

Dave