Tree lungwort (Lobaria pulmonaria). Photo: David Genney.
Mull is home to 715 species of lichen making it one of the best places to see them in Scotland.
What is a lichen?
It is sometimes difficult to know the difference between mosses, liverworts and lichen. This page has more information about what a lichen is.
For further infomation:
The British Lichen Society
British Lichens – with a pictorial key arranged by growth form and colour.
Irish lichens - searchable alphabetically, by growth form and by habitat.
This page last updated on 10 Oct 2015