Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Ophioparmaceae

Ophioparma ventosa (L.) Norman

Blood-spot

Type: Crustose

One of the easier crustose lichens to identify with its red to red-brown apothecia. Very common on upland siliceous rocks

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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