Golden Shield Lichen II

Golden Shield Lichen (Xanthoria parietina)

Golden Shield Lichen (Xanthoria parietina) is a lichen which is very hard to miss, such is its bright colour.

Golden Shield Lichen (Xanthoria parietina)


March 2017, local wood, Staffordshire. Β© Pete Hillman 2017. Camera used Nikon D7200 with Sigma 105mm macro lens.

10 thoughts on “Golden Shield Lichen II

    1. Thank you, David πŸ™‚ Yes, I thought the same when looking at them through my view finder and thought they resembled the suckers from a tentacle.

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