Lichen: Hypogymnia physodes | Nature Notes

Hypogymna physodes is a lichen species that is not affected by pollution at all and can grow just about anywhere, even in parks in cities! It is very common on tree branches and twigs, rocks, walls, even soil. It is certainly very common across the United Kingdom and is often encountered here in Dorset.
It can form large, condensed patches of these 'fingery' grey or, sometimes, grey-green lobes or thallus



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