Intertidal lichen

Intertidal lichen

Observation - Intertidal lichen - UK and Ireland. Description: Black fruticose lichen growing in patches on sandstone cliff rocks below the high water mark amongst barnacles and limpets. Flat lobes with 'fingers'. Some 'fingers' globular at ends. Possibly Lichina pygmaea.

Black fruticose lichen growing in patches on sandstone cliff rocks below the high water mark amongst barnacles and limpets. Flat lobes with 'fingers'. Some 'fingers' globular at ends. Possibly Lichina pygmaea.