Irish lichens

Anaptychia runcinata
Order: Lecanorales       Family: Physciaceae

Species: Anaptychia runcinata

Growth type foliose
Photos: On coastal rocks. Toormore, Cork, SW Ireland.

Narrow radiating lobes are greenish-brown when wet, becoming dark reddish-brown when dry. Under-surface with scattered rhizines. Dark apothecia with crenulated paler margins.

Common on coastal rocks to sea-level.
K-, C+ pale yellow


Anaptychia runcinata on coastal rock. Toormore, Co.Cork. January 2009

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