Irish lichens

Hypotrachyna sinuosa
Order: Lecanorales       Family: Parmeliaceae

Species: Hypotrachyna sinuosa

Growth type foliose.
Photos: On rock and Oak trunk. Co. Cork, SW Ireland.
Specimen immediately below confirmed by John Douglass

Smooth yellowish-green thallus with narrow, sinuate lobes. Underside black with branched rhizinae that often extend beyond lobe edges. Farinose concolorous soralia. Apothecia unknown.

Mainly found in western Ireland on well-lit trees and acidic rocks.
Medulla and soredia K+ orange, C-, P+ orange, UV- or +white


Hypotrachyna sinuosa


Hypotrachyna sinuosa


Hypotrachyna sinuosa       Hypotrachyna sinuosa
Hypotrachyna sinuosa. February and November 2009

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