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Fungi
Ascomycetes (Spore shooting fungi)
Lecanorales
Family: Parmeliaceae
Rhos Goch Common.
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On a treated post that has been in situ for more than 10 years. The treatment chemicals have presumably dispersedů

Thanks to Alan Silverside for putting me right on this one. I did have this as Usnea subfloridana but he says:

"...something of a Welsh speciality.

Not always easy to separate from fruiting U. subfloridana, but the latter does not develop such large and beautiful apothecia as this."
07 December 2007
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
 


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D70
07/12/2007 14:14:23
1/50 sec - F/6.3
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Depth of field: 0.01 m (0.39 - 0.40)
Light value: 9.3



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