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Lichen

Description:

Largest lichen I've ever seen, growing on an old castle wall in Jersey

1 Species ID Suggestions

arlanda
arlanda 9 years ago
Xanthoria elegans
Xanthoria elegans Xanthoria polycarpa (images of British lichens)


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4 Comments

this is quite close to the "Coastal Lichen" we have growing here ....... as per the link below, I agree with Arlanda.

http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/810...

arlanda
arlanda 9 years ago

Maybe Xanthoria elegans although there are other possible Xanthoria sp.
Please, consider to add it to Lichens mission
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8624...

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Matthew, please consider adding this to the Symbiotic Relationships mission - http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/7987...

MickGrant
MickGrant 9 years ago

Perhaps it likes the salty air?

MatthewFuller
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Spotted on Aug 10, 2011
Submitted on Aug 13, 2011

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