Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Trapeliaceae

Trapeliopsis pseudogranulosa Coppins & P. James

Type: Crustose

The greenish-grey thallus can cover an area of up to 8 cms and is quite striking with the orange pigmentation. The pale green soralia are prominent; apothecia are rare. Widespread but biased towards the west. On rotten timber, peat and plant debris

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Smith et al. editors (2009) The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland

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