Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Teloschistaceae

Xanthoria aureola (Ach.) Erichsen

Type: Foliose

Found on nutrient enriched rocks in coastal locations. Very similar to X. parietina. Rarely fertile and characterised by sparingly overlapping, discrete, crenulate-indented to strap-shaped lobes

Chris Johnson

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