Caloplaca dichroa Teloschistaceae
Caloplaca dichroa

Growth type crustose
Chemical results: K+ crimson

Occurs on sunny, exposed limestone rocks

Pale yellow-orange to orange, granular-areolate thallus, the surface of the areoles covered with blastidia or granules. Apothecia can be frequent, discs orange, pruina absent.

One of a number of species separated from the Caloplaca 'citrina' complex


Caloplaca dichroa

Caloplaca dichroa
Caloplaca dichroa
Sturminster Marshall and Wimborne, Dorset. March 2014 and 2017

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