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Images of British Lichens

Japewiella tavaresiana (H.Magn.) Printzen
(= Lecidea carrollii Coppins & P.James)

Thallus crustose, thin, ± white, smooth, often with a black prothallus; apothecia small (less than 0.5 mm), red brown, flat to somewhat convex. On smooth bark, most often on sallows/willows (Salix), in carr and damp woodland in the west.

Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 449; Purvis et al. (1992), 325 (as Lecidea carrollii); Dobson (2005), 199 (photo); Dobson (2011), 204 (photo); Whelan (2011), 103 (photo).

Japewiella tavaresiana
Japewiella tavaresiana, close view
On willow (Salix), Ardilistry, Islay, May 2011, BLS meeting

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