<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Cryptolechia carneolutea (images of British lichens)</TITLE> <META NAME="description" CONTENT="Photographs of Cryptolechia carneolutea (lichen)"> <META NAME="keywords" CONTENT="image, images, photograph, lichen, Cryptolechia"> <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="Cresponea_premnea.html" target="_top"><img src="previous.gif" border=0 alt="Previous page" align=left></a> <a href="Cyphelium_inquinans.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>Cryptolechia carneolutea</b></font><font size=4> (Turner) A.Massal.</font></p> <p><br></p> <table width=880 border=0> <tr><td><div align=justify><font face="arial" size=2>Thallus thin, matt, chalky white or faintly glaucous (green-blueish), smooth or cracked; apothecia pinkish orange to pale brownish orange, initially set in the thallus, rims somewhat crenate or minutely, radially striate, later becoming turned under, asci up to 16-spored, ascospores mostly 3-septate. On trees with nutrient rich bark, principally Wych Elm (<i>Ulmus glabra</i>), where mature trees still survive, Ash (<i>Fraxinus excelsior</i>) and Ivy (<i>Hedera</i>), now more or less confined to woodland and parkland near the south coast, formerly with a few scattered records further north. Compare with <i><a href="Pachyphiale_carneola.html">Pachyphiale carneola</a></i>.<br> British Red Data Book species: vulnerable.</p> <p>Refs: Smith <i>et al.</i> (2009), 364; Purvis <i>et al.</i> (1992), 227; Dobson (2005), 157 (photo); Dobson (2011), 164 (photo).</div></font></td></tr> </table> </center></blockquote><center> <table> <tr><td align=center><img src="Cryptolechia_carneolutea_IMG_7879.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Cryptolechia carneola"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><img src="Cryptolechia_carneolutea_IMG_7922.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Cryptolechia carneola"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><img src="Cryptolechia_carneolutea_IMG_7904.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Cryptolechia carneola"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><img src="Cryptolechia_carneolutea_IMG_7250.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Cryptolechia carneola"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><img src="Cryptolechia_carneolutea_IMG_7902.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Cryptolechia carneola"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><font face="arial" size=2>On shaded trunk of Ash (<i>Fraxinus excelsior</i>) in coastal woodland, Slapton Ley, Devon, August 2011</font></td></tr> </table> </center><blockquote><center> <p><br></p> <table border=0> <tr><td><a href="Cresponea_premnea.html" target="_top"><img src="baru6.gif" border=0 alt="Previous page"></a></td> <td width="50">&nbsp;</td> <td><a href="Cyphelium_inquinans.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</p> </font> </blockquote> </td></tr> </table></center> </BODY> </HTML>