Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Stereocaulaceae

Stereocaulon vesuvianum var. vesuvianum Pers.

Type: Fruticose

Forms compact tufts of erect or decumbent grey-white pseudopodetia, branched or unbranched. Small phyllocladia usually with dark grey centres and pale margins. Very variable in form. Common in upland areas on siliceous rocks.

Determiner: 
Christine 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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