Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Baeomycetaceae

Baeomyces rufus (Huds.) Rebent.

Type: Squamulose

Thallus of minute overlapping squamules, mainly light green with white and pink tones. If sorediate it has a granular appearance. Apothecia variable but usually with pink tones, on short stems to almost sessile. Common on peaty soil and sheltered crevices

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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