Order: Lecanorales Family: Stereocaulaceae
Species: Lepraria ecorticata
Photos: In shady crevice in wall. Gougane Barra, Cork, SW Ireland. Identified by John Douglass
Diffuse pale yellowish-green or bluish-grey (deep shade) firm, finely granular thallus. Prothallus absent.
On acidic rocks in shaded crevices and below underhangs. Also occurs below boulders and on drystone walls.
K-, C-, KC+ pale yellow, P-, UV-
Lepraria ecorticata. August 2009