Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Teloschistaceae

Xanthoria elegans (Link) Th. Fr.

Type: Foliose

Foliose, with yellow to deep orange, very narrow, adpressed, lobes. Apothecia concolorous with the thallus or more deeply coloured. On nutrient-enriched rocks, walls, concrete; widespread and locally common

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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