Species: Ramalina siliquosa
Photos: On coastal rock, Durrus, Cork, SW Ireland.
Very variable. Thallus erect or pendant, smooth or warted, un-blackened at base. Lobes little-divided, usually +/- flat with pale pycnidial tips. Apothecia are frequent with creamy-fawn discs.
Common on siliceous rocks on coasts round Ireland, occasionally found slightly inland. More frequent than R. cuspidata.
Very variable, four chemical races with different reactions.
Ramalina siliquosa (K+ chemotype)
Ramalina siliquosa. County Cork. July 2007 and June 2009