Irish lichens

Lecanora fugiens
Order: Lecanorales       Family: Lecanoraceae

Species: Lecanora fugiens

Growth type crustose.
Photos: On coastal rocks. Co. Cork, SW Ireland.
Identification needs confirming

Thallus light yellowish to yellow-brown, granular, areolate or sometimes evanescent. Yellowish-brown apothecia, often pruinose, with contorted persistent margins that can become crenulate.
Thallus: K+ pale yellow, C+ orange, UV+ orange.
Apothecia: P+ orange-red

Occurs on well-lit acidic maritime rocks in the 'grey zone'.

Part of the Lecanora dispersa group

Lecanora fugiens

Lecanora fugiens
Lecanora fugiens. December 2008, March 2012

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