Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Thelotremataceae

Thelotrema lepadinum (Ach.) Ach.

Type: Crustose

Variable, shiny greyish-cream crustose thallus. Numerous apothecia in barnacle-like raised warts with large central opening. On smooth and sometimes rougher bark of deciduous trees

Determiner: 
Christine 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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