Gyalecta Gyalectaceae
Gyalecta truncigena Q

Identification needs confirming
Chemical results negative

Usually occurs on well-lit, nutrient-rich trees (eg Acer, Fraxinus) but occasionally found on old mortar, limestone tombstones

Spores muriform, 6 or more cells and oblique septa, 14-28(30) x 5-9 Ám. Gyalecta flotowii has smaller spores with 6 or less cells

When saxicolous appears similar to G. hypoleuca (Petractis hypoleuca)


Gyalecta

Gyalecta
Gyalecta truncigena Q
Puddletown, Dorset. May 2017

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