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Crustose Lichen

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Another crustose lichen, on the water front in Te Anau. Interesting to look at appears as though the centre of the plant is dead so that would suggest that the organism behaves in the same way as a fungi. It works its way out in a ring using all the nutrients.

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MikeLoose
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MikeLoose

Southland, New Zealand

Spotted on Dec 13, 2009
Submitted on Dec 13, 2011

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