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Lopadium disciforme (Flot.) Kullh.


Thallus green (when damp) to olive or brown, granular or generally of minute squamules, the squamule margins sometimes granular-isidiate; apothecia to 1mm, black, lecideine. On acid, mossy tree bark, generally in old woodland, northern and western, particularly in the Scottish Highlands but extending down to Devon.

Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 563; Purvis et al. (1992), 363; Holien & Tønsberg (2008), 170 (photo); Puntillo (1996), plate 24 (photo); Brodo et al. (2001), 424 (photo).

Lopadium disciforme
On bark of Oak (Quercus) in old woodland, Cawdor Wood, Nairnshire, August 2010 (BLS meeting)


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