Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Graphidaceae

Graphis scripta (L.) Ach.

Common Script Lichen

Type: Crustose

Very common on smooth-barked trees and particularly noted on heather stems. Elongated, curved or branched apothecia with raised, smooth margins

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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