Species: Ramalina canariensis
Photos: On deciduous trees. Co. Cork, SW Ireland.
Hollow, +/- flattened, grey-green thallus, slightly branched with wrinkled lobes to 1cm wide. Lobe ends split revealing farinose soredia (apical). Apothecia very rare.
Common on well-lit trees with basic bark, also on church walls.
Chemical reactions negative. Medulla, soralia UV+ blue-white
Similar: R. lacera. Thallus solid, soredia laminal and marginal.
Ramalina canariensis. December 2008 and June 2009