Lichen: Parmelia caperata - a story of Noel | Nature Notes

Parmelia caperata is a very common lichen found on deciduous trees across southern England and hence can be found almost anywhere in Dorset. It can also be found on rocks, mosses and conifers too but it is not able to cope with air pollution, hence it is more common in the south west than further east and north. 
Now I have been a distant admirer of lichens for a long, long time, ever since I was privileged to meet an authority on the subject back in 1984 whilst on holiday on the Isle of Skye



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