L8221 : Lichens on boulder

taken 10 years ago, near to Leitir Meallain, Galway, Ireland

Lichens on boulder
Lichens on boulder
An abundant growth of Sea Ivory (Ramalina siliquosa) on a boulder at the top of the beach. There are also Caloplaca thallincola (yellow-orange) and Tephromela atra (pale grey). This must be the local equivalent of a veritable rain-forest, though nourished by Atlantic rain and sea spray!
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L8221, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 29 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 November, 2009
Category
Lichens and mosses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! L 8260 2157 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.9079N 9:45.5304W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! L 8260 2157
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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