Algae?

Algae?

Observation - Algae? - UK and Ireland. Description: Orange-brown velvety mat on limestone rock. On the right of the main photo it appears to be also growing on the moss so I assume that it is some form of algae. Are the brown blobs the same thing or a lichen?

Orange-brown velvety mat on limestone rock. On the right of the main photo it appears to be also growing on the moss so I assume that it is some form of algae. Are the brown blobs the same thing or a lichen?