Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Parmeliaceae

Melanelixia glabratula (Lamy) Sandler & Arup

Type: Foliose

Shiny greenish olive-brown with cylindrical or branched-coralloid isidia which leave a small white scar when rubbed. Widespread and common on trunks and branches of deciduous trees, and fence posts

Determiner: 
Christine Johnson

References: 
Thell & Moberg, editors (2011) Nordic Lichen Flora, Volume 4: Parmeliaceae
Dobson (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species

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