NS3179 : A lichen - Anaptychia runcinata

near to Ardmore, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

A lichen - Anaptychia runcinata
A lichen - Anaptychia runcinata
Growing on the boulders in a rocky bay, this looks vaguely like some flat variety of seaweed, but it is a maritime species of lichen, and grows on rocks down to sea-level. It has long narrow lobes which widen towards the tips.
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2007
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Date Taken
Friday, 14 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 August, 2008
Geographical Context
Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Ardmore Point 
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Category
Lichens and mosses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 315 790 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.4715N 4:42.0605W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 315 790
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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