Lecanora albescens Lecanoraceae
Lecanora albescens

Growth type crustose
Chemical results negative

Very common, widespread on calcareous substrates; well-lit mortar, concrete, paving stones, memorials and limestone rocks

Very variable. Abundant crowded apothecia, the discs greenish or pink-brown, +/- pruinose with persistent margins. Thallus forms small patches of convex, white or very pale grey areoles, sometimes notched or almost placodioid at the margins.

Sometimes host to Arthonia apotheciorum #


Lecanora albescens


Lecanora albescens


Lecanora albescens
Lecanora albescens
Dorset. 2012, 2013

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