Psilolechia lucida Micareaceae
Psilolechia lucida

Growth type crustose
Chemical reactions negative, UV+ orange

Common and widespread on dry, shaded rocks, walls, bricks, stonework and headstones in rural and urban areas.

Powdery thallus of bright yellow-green, very fine, leprose granules that can form large patches. The small yellowish apothecia are rare and often +/- hidden in the thallus.


Psilolechia lucida


Psilolechia lucida
Psilolechia lucida
St. Aldhelm's, Lytchett heath, Dorset. February 2014

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