Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Physciaceae

Physcia aipolia (Ehrh. ex Humb.) Fürnr.

Type: Foliose

Foliose lobes lobe surfaces with distinct white flecks (pseudocyphellae), without soralia and marginal cilia. Apothecia with brown to black, thinly pruinose discs. Grows on a variety of tree species in situations of good light.

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

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