Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Parmeliaceae

Parmelia omphalodes (L.) Ach.

Type: Foliose

Foliose, variable in colour olive brown to dark brown or grey, green-tinted when shaded or wet. Conspicuous, white pseudocyphellae on the lobe surfaces. Apothecia with dark-brown discs and pale, crenulate margins. Common in the north-west on exposed base-rich rocks

Determiner: 
Christine Johnson

References: 
Dobson (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species

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