Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Sphaerophoraceae

Sphaerophorus fragilis (L.) Pers.

Type: Fruticose

A more compact, bushier species than the similar Sphaerophorus globosus, with more even branching. On granite, often at higher altitudes

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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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