Previous page Next page
 
lastdragon.org

Images of British Lichens



Nephroma parile (Ach.) Ach.


Thallus large, smooth and lustrous, grey to red-brown with buff undersurface lacking rhizines, margins sorediate, laminar soralia sometimes also present, medulla white; apothecia rare. On deciduous tree bark, rarely rocks, in humid, old, often upland forest in the north and west.

Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 624; Purvis et al. (1992), 396; Dobson (2005), 280-1 (photo); Dobson (2011), 285-6 (photo); Jahns (1983), 236-237 (photo); Whelan (2011), 117 (photo); Nordic Lichen Flora (2007) 3: 94, 190 (photo); van Haluwyn et al. (2009), 76-7 (photos); Valcárcel et al. (2003), 250-1 (photo); Wirth (1995), 2: 605, 607 (photo); Wirth, Hauck & Schulz (2013), 2: 775, 776 (photo); Moberg & Holmåson (1984), 171 (photo); Holien & Tønsberg (2008), 120 (photo); Arup et al. (1997), 192 (photo); Stenroos et al. (2011), 294 (photo); Hinds & Hinds (2007), 329 (photo); Brodo et al. (2001), 456 (photo); Walewski (2007), 74 (photo); McCune & Geiser (2009), 212 (photo).

Compare Peltigera collina (undersides of lobes with rhizines and brown veins); Sticta limbata (thalli of single lobes, undersides of lobes with cyphellae).

 
Nephroma parile
Kindrogan, Perthshire, March 2008


Previous page   Next page



Lichens HOME PAGE | Index of Species | Conditions of Use and e-mail contact | References | Site Home Page


© A.J. Silverside
Uploaded September 2008, last updated September 2013