Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Peltigeraceae

Peltigera hymenina (Ach.) Delise ex Duby

Type: Foliose

Widespread and commonly found in damp and coastal grassland and around the bases of trees. A variable species but the ochre-coloured veins with unbranched, pale rhizines are diagnostic

Determiner: 
Christine 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
Ahlti et al. editors (2012) Noric Lichen Flora. Volume 3: Cyanolichens

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