Brown coastal lichen

Brown coastal lichen

Observation - Brown coastal lichen - UK and Ireland. Description: Brown foliose lichen with long,trailing branching lobes growing in large (more than 30cm across) patches on granite wall exposed to the sea. One clear lecanorine apothecia with darker brown/black disc visible in image (i). Possibly Anaptychia runcinata.

Brown foliose lichen with long,trailing branching lobes growing in large (more than 30cm across) patches on granite wall exposed to the sea. One clear lecanorine apothecia with darker brown/black disc visible in image (i). Possibly Anaptychia runcinata.