Lichen on sandstone: Lichens on a weathered sandstone boulder at South Beach, Studland Bay, Dorset, UK, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (1) 

I thought these beautiful patterns and colours, created by lichens on a weathered sandstone boulder high on the seashore, were wonderful natural abstract designs – reminding me of starry constellations in the night sky. 

Crustose lichen on high shore rock: Lichens on a weathered sandstone boulder at South Beach, Studland Bay, Dorset, UK, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (2)

Crustose seashore lichens on a weathered sandstone boulder at South Beach, Studland Bay, Dorset, UK, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (3)

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