Pertusaria pseudocorallina Pertusariaceae
Pertusaria pseudocorallina

Growth type crustose
Chemical results: K+ yellow > red (after 30 seconds), C-, P+ yellow, UV-

Found on well-lit inland and coastal siliceous rocks.

Smooth or warted, creamy-grey or yellowish-grey thallus. Short, round, brown-tipped isidia frequently erode leaving small craters in the thallus. The semi-globose apothecia rare, asci 2-spored, spores 150-200 x 50-80 Ám.

Similar: Pertusaria corallina


Pertusaria pseudocorallina

Pertusaria pseudocorallina

Pertusaria pseudocorallina
Pertusaria pseudocorallina
On chert, Portland, Dorset. February 2016

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