Melanohalea elegantula Parmeliaceae
Melanohalea elegantula

Growth type foliose
Chemical results negative

Can be frequent on nutrient-rich horizontal branches and twigs. Often found with Melanohalea laciniatula

Adpressed brown or brownish-green thallus with small overlapping lobes, the under-surface with simple rhizines. Isidia are solid, coralloid and often branched. Apothecia rare, with isidiate margins

Similar: Melanohalea exasperatula has hollw isidia


Melanohalea elegantula


Melanohalea elegantula
Melanohalea elegantula
Kingston Lacy, Dorset. December 2015

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