Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Acarosporaceae

Myriospora smaragdula (Wahlenb.)Nägeli ex Uloth

Type: Crustose

Widespread and quite variable in colour and form. Found on siliceous rock, sometimes base-rich. Thallus irregular, broken into areoles which contain up to seven apothecia

Determiner: 
Paul Cannon

References: 
Smith et al. editors (2009) The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland
Dobson (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species

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