Irish lichens

Sclerococcum sphaerale

Incertae sedis

Species: Sclerococcum sphaerale

Lichenicolous fungus.
Photos: On Pertusaria corallina. Killarney, Co. Kerry, SW Ireland.
Identified by John Douglass

Tufts of black sporodochia that suppress the formation of isidia in the host thallus, Pertusaria corallina.





Sclerococcum sphaerale


Sclerococcum sphaerale
Sclerococcum sphaerale. November 2010

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