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Lecanora carpinea (L.) Vain.


Thallus chalky white to grey, smooth, apothecia with grey-brown discs but densely pruinose at first (chemical tests best used to separate the rarer L. albella). Widespread and locally common on smooth bark of deciduous trees.

Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 479; Purvis et al. (1992), 301; Dobson (2005), 216-217 (photo); Dobson (2011), 221 (photo); Whelan (2011), 104 (photo); van Haluwyn et al. (2009), 208-9 (photo); Valcárcel et al. (2003), 210-11 (photo); Holien & Tønsberg (2008), 164 (photo); Wirth (1995), 1: 462, 463 (photo); Wirth et al. (2004), 293 (photo); Wirth, Hauck & Schulz (2013), 1: 565 (photo), 566; Frahm et al. (2010), 36 (photo); van Herk & Aptroot (2004, 2013), 204-205 (photo).

 
Lecanora carpinea
Taymouth, Perthshire, April 2002
 
Lecanora carpinea
Lecanora carpinea
Lecanora carpinea, close-up
On Ash (Fraxinus excelsior), Chatelherault, Lanarkshire, March 2008


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