Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Ramalinaceae

Bacidia arceutina (Ach.) Arnold

Type: Crustose

Smooth, often immersed thallus with pale brown apothecia which become black and globulose as they mature. Found on the nutrient-rich and basic-barked shrubs and trees, occasionally on rocks. Widespread but not particularly common.

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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