Caloplaca thallincola Teloschistaceae
Caloplaca thallincola

Growth type placodioid
Chemical results: K+ crimson

Coastal on sheltered, hard siliceous rocks, often with Verrucaria maura

Brigt orange to yellow-orange thallus, areolate in the centre with long convex lobes and scattered apothecia in centre.

Similar: Caloplaca flavescens
Caloplaca verruculifera. Isidiate, apothecia rare, thallus yellow in colour


Caloplaca thallincola


Caloplaca thallincola
Caloplaca thallincola
Dancing Ledge, Dorset. February 2013

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