Lecania rabenhorstii Incertae sedis
Lecania rabenhorstii

Growth type crustose.
Chemical results negative
Identification of specimen with dark apothecia is uncertain

Previously considered to be mainly coastal but also occurs inland on base-rich rocks and walls

Thick areolate thallus, yellowish-grey, non-pruinose with +/- eroded patches. Apothecia to 0.7mm, orange-brown pruinose discs, margins very pruinose, sometimes excluded. Spores 1-septate, 11-13(-16) x 4-7 Ám. Microscope photograph below.

Similar: L. turicensis. Pruinose thallus and apothecia


Lecania rabenhorstii


Lecania rabenhorstii

Microscope photograph
Lecania rabenhorstii
Lecania rabenhorstii
Hamworthy, Dorset. January 2014

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