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Lichen wars

Physcia biziana, Xanthoria parietina


Physcia biziana and Xanthoria parietina fighting for the sunny side of the tree


On the bark of a Horse-chestnut


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/250 sec. f/11 ISO Speed Rating: 200. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. Flash fired

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arlanda 3 years ago

Well Emma, this is a tricky question. We already had a few discussions about it. Have a look at
In wikipedia, for example, they are classified as fungi, as lichenised fungi!!!

Hema Shah
Hema Shah 3 years ago

Arlanda,isn't Lichen categorized as other?

arlanda 3 years ago

Es verdad! O la bandera del Vaticano

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 3 years ago

Es como la señal de pequeño recorrido :)

arlanda 3 years ago

Thanks Ava, thanks Hans

Hans.New 3 years ago

Thats great. Good find.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 3 years ago

That's cool.

arlanda 3 years ago

Thanks MihaiER

MihaiER 3 years ago

Wow!!! Great finding!

Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.54, Long: -3.69

Spotted on Mar 1, 2012
Submitted on Mar 10, 2012

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