Fellhaneropsis myrtillicola Pilocarpaceae
Fellhaneropsis myrtillicola

Growth type crustose Chemical results negative.
Central and basal parts of hypothecium usually K+ green-brown

Easily overlooked on siliceous stream rocks, leaves, stems and on the needles and twigs of Pseudotsuga. BLS conservation evaluation: LC NR

Small patches of thallus formed of green-grey to bluish-green granules, usually with bluish prothallus. Photobiont cells 5-12 Ám diameter. Apothecia 0.1-0.2(-0.3) mm, discs usually blue-grey or bluish-black. Pycnidia blue-grey or bluish-black. Spores 3(-5) septate, 16-30 x 3-4 Ám.
Microscope photographs below.

Similar: Fellhaneropsis vezdae


Fellhaneropsis myrtillicola

Fellhaneropsis myrtillicola

Microscope photographs
Fellhaneropsis myrtillicola

Fellhaneropsis myrtillicola
Fellhaneropsis myrtillicola
On Calluna and Buxus. Studland Heath and Kingston Lacy, Dorset. September 2012, December 2016

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