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Peltigera lichen with curved apothecia

Observed: 24th October 2013 By: pf339
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Peltigera lichen with curved apothecia i
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Peltigera lichen with curved apothecia iii
Peltigera lichen with curved apothecia iv
Description:

Peltigera lichen growing on log on bank of hill stream. Upper surface looks grey and smooth. Lower surface whitish and brown in places (fourth picture) with simple rhizines. Red-brown apothecia longer than broad and many curved until almost folded. Possibly Peltigera hymenina.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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