Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Rocellaceae

Opegrapha multipuncta Coppins & P. James

Type: Crustose

A small crustose epiphyte with a red-brown thallus. The tiny, tight mosaics of orange, fleck-like (or concave) soralia are a key characteristic. Fairly common with a north-west distribution in Britain

Determiner: 
Brian Coppins

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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