Irish lichens

Trapeliopsis wallrothii

Order: Agyriales       Family: Agyriaceae

Species: Trapeliopsis wallrothii

Growth type areolate, squamulose.
Photos: Among moss on coastal rock. Zetland Pier, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. Specimen confirmed by John Douglass

White or pale grey, warted and +/- squamulose thallus with distinct short, marginal lobes. Clusters of large, isidia-like warts are usually scattered over surface, leaving circular scars after abrasion. Apothecia are often absent, discs are pinkish-brown to green-grey, +/- pruinose and with persistent margins.

Found among low rocks on well-drained, sunny soil and turf. Usually in coastal sites, SW Ireland. K-, C+ red, KC+ red, P-, UV+ whitish


Trapeliopsis wallrothii


Trapeliopsis wallrothii


Trapeliopsis wallrothii
Trapeliopsis wallrothii. September 2009

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