|The Teloschistes chrysophthalmus habitat in Sussex weald|
After perhaps half a minute, the air went blue.
“Sod it!” She cried.
“What’s the matter.” I replied, furrowing my brow in concern.
“Come and see!” she said.
“I’m not sure I want to see something that’s not too pleasant,” I added.
|The twig with Teloschistes chrysophthalmus|
|The new Teloschistes chrysophthalmus|
The lichen was very small, but I was in no doubt whatsoever that this was indeed the beautiful Golden-eyed Lichen Teloschistes chrysophthalmus and the second record of it for East Sussex and one of the mounting number of sightings in southern England since October last year.