Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Teloschistaceae

Caloplaca thallincola (Wedd.) Du Rietz

Type: Crustose

Very common all round Britain on coastal rocks, frequently growing over the black crusts of Hydropunctaria maura. Typically placoidioid, but the lobes are often discontinuous on rough surfaces

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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