Species: Ramalina lacera
Photos: On estuary trees. Ardsallagh, Co. Waterford, Ireland.
Very variable. Solid thallus with one to many ragged, flattened, reticulate and +/- solid lobes, the cortex often peeling. Soralia develop on surface and edges of lobes. Apothecia are unknown.
Chemical reactions negative. UV-
Occasional on nutrient-rich bark, also occurs on sheltered coastal walls and rocks.
Similar: Ramalina canariensis. Thallus hollow. Soralia apical.
Ramalina lacera. April 2012