Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Verrucariaceae

Dermatocarpon miniatum (L.) W. Mann

Type: Foliose

A widespread species especially on western coasts. Found on wet rocky ledges and crevices. the foliose thallus is attached by a central holdfast. Pale grey to brown and dotted with ostioles of perithecia

Christine Johnson

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Dobson (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species
Moberg et al. editors (2013) Nordic Lichen Flora, Volume 6: Verrucariaceae 1