Micarea lignaria var lignaria Micareaceae
Micarea lignaria var. lignaria

Growth type crustose
Chemistry: Thallus K-, C-, KC-, P+ red. Apothecial section C-

Common on acidic substrates; moss or plant debris, peat, timber, shaded rocks and walls.

Granular whitish, pale grey or grey-green thallus, the globose blackish apothecia usually abundant, pycnidia +/- immersed. Spores sometimes slightly curved, 3-7 septate, 16-36 x 4-6 Ám. Micro photo below.

Similar: Micaria lignaria var. endoleuca. C+ yellow-orange, P-


Micarea lignaria var lignaria


Micarea lignaria var lignaria


Micarea lignaria var lignaria

Microscope photograph
Micarea lignaria var lignaria
Micarea lignaria var lignaria
On ironstone. Studland, Dorset. April 2013. Holt Heath WLG meeting. March 2014

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