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Crustose Lichen

Ramboldia laeta

Description:

Greyish white plaques with small brilliant red irregular convex discs which produce spores (apothecia). The apothecia were scattered on the grey crust.

Habitat:

Spotted on a damp tree trunk - coastal /estuarine at the high tide mark.
Occurrence record: http://bie.ala.org.au/species/NZOR-4-690...

Notes:

Occurs in all states in Australia
https://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/lichenlist/...
Family: Lecanoraceae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 16, 2017
Submitted on May 24, 2017

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