An online educational resource dedicated to the photography of fungi;
mushrooms, toadstools, brackets, cups, plant diseases etc., found
in South-West England, especially Devon and Cornwall, by David Fenwick.

A-P-H-O-T-O Wildlife Stock Image Library
Lecidea - A Lichen Group (Lichen Family Lecideaceae)
Lecidea Group
- granite outcrop 1

Lecidea Group
- granite outcrop 2

Lecidea Group
- granite outcrop 3

Found beside the war memorial at the top of Tregonning Hill, west of Helston, Cornwall. 16.02.11.

The Lichen featured is unusual in that it is extremely red because of iron in the thallus and in that it has no fruiting bodies.

Lecidea A Lichen The Lichen Image Gallery
The main objective of this website is in furthering environmental awareness and education through the medium of photography. To increase awareness and access to the wildlife of the region and help
people find and identify it. The difference between species is rarely obvious, many species can only be determined by observing microscopic characteristics that are specific to any one species.