<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Catinaria atropurpurea (images of British lichens)</TITLE> <META NAME="description" CONTENT="Photographs of Catinaria atropurpurea (lichen)"> <META NAME="keywords" CONTENT="image, images, photograph, lichen, Catinaria"> <META NAME="Author" CONTENT="Alan J. Silverside"> </HEAD> <BODY bgcolor="#000000" background="Icback_dr.jpg" TEXT="#000000" LINK="#3672a4" VLINK="#3672a4"> &nbsp; <center><table border=0 bgcolor="#ffffff" width=1000> <tr><td> <a href="Candelariella_vitellina.html" target="_top"><img src="previous.gif" border=0 alt="Previous page" align=left></a> <a href="Cetraria_muricata.html" target="_top"><img src="next.gif" border=0 alt="Next page" align=right></a> <blockquote> <h5 align=center><font color="#b22222" face="arial">&nbsp;<br>lastdragon.org</font></h5> <h2 align=center><font color="#b22222">Images of British Lichens</font></h2> <hr width="50%"> <p><br></p> <center> <p><font size=5><b>Catinaria atropurpurea</b></font><font size=4> (Schaer.) Vzda &amp; Poelt.</font></p> <p><br></p> <table width=740 border=0> <tr><td><div align=justify><font face="arial" size=2>Thallus crustose thin, extensive, brownish white to grey-brown, smooth to minutely granular; apothecia small, generally less than 0.5 mm diameter, red- to purple-brown to dull black, with thick proper margins when young, commonly said to look like wine-gums, asci with 8 ascospores. On bark or overgrowing mosses on mature trees, generally in old forest or parkland, widespread but largely absent from central and eastern England.</p> <p>Refs: Smith <i>et al.</i> (2009), 289; Purvis <i>et al.</i> (1992), 169 (as <i>Catillaria atropurpurea</i>); Dobson (2005), 116 (photo); Dobson (2011), 124-5 (photo, poor); Whelan (2011), 66 (photo); Puntillo (1996), plate 11 (photo).</p> <p>FGBI: <a href="http://fungi.myspecies.info/all-fungi/catinaria-atropurpurea" target="_blank">http://fungi.myspecies.info/all-fungi/catinaria-atropurpurea</a></font></div></td></tr> </table> &nbsp; <table> <tr><td align=center><img src="Catinaria_atropurpurea_P1010240.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Catinaria atropurpurea"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><img src="Catinaria_atropurpurea_DSCN6274.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Catinaria atropurpurea, close view"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><img src="Catinaria_atropurpurea_DSCN6277.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Catinaria atropurpurea, close view"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><font face="arial" size=2>On Ash (<i>Fraxinus excelsior</i>), Ballygrant, Islay, May 2011, BLS meeting</font></td></tr> </table> <p><br></p> <table border=0> <tr><td><a href="Candelariella_vitellina.html" target="_top"><img src="baru6.gif" border=0 alt="Previous page"></a></td> <td width="50">&nbsp;</td> <td><a href="Cetraria_muricata.html" target="_top"><img src="baru8.gif" border=0 alt="Next page"></a></td></tr> </table> </center> <p><br></p> <p><hr></p> <center><font face="Arial" size=2> <p><b><a href="index.html" target="_top">Lichens HOME PAGE</a> | <a href="indexP.html" target="_top">Index of Species</a> | <a href="http://www.lastdragon.org/conditions.html" target="_top">Conditions of Use and e-mail contact</a> | <a href="references.html" target="_top">References</a> | <a href="http://www.lastdragon.org/home.html" target="_top">Site Home Page</a></b></p> </font></center> <p><br></p> <font face="Arial" size=2> <p>&copy; A.J. Silverside<br> Uploaded March 2013, updated January 2016</p> </font> </blockquote> </td></tr> </table></center> </BODY> </HTML>