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Physconia enteroxantha (Nyl.) Poelt


Foliose, thallus green when wet, drying grey or grey-brown, margins sorediate, lobe surfaces pruinose, at least at the tips, black bottle-brush-like rhizines on the undersides, medulla yellowish; apothecia rare. Widespread but more frequent in Wales and the north, on nutrient-rich bark, rarely on walls.

Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 705; Purvis et al. (1992), 472; Dobson (2005), 343; Dobson (2011), 344; Nordic Lichen Flora (2002) 2: 39, 99 (photo); van Haluwyn et al. (2009), 92-3 (photo); van Herk & Aptroot (2004, 2013), 304-5 (photo); Wirth (1995), 2: 729, 737 (photo); Wirth et al. (2004), 123 (photo); Wirth, Hauck & Schulz (2013), 2: 874, 882 (photo); Frahm et al. (2010), 140 (photo); Moberg & Holmåson (1984), 204 (photo); Holien & Tønsberg (2008), 80 (photo); Stenroos et al. (2011), 363 (photo); Valcárcel et al. (2003), 312-13 (photo); Brodo et al. (2001), 564 (photo); Hinds & Hinds (2007), 403; McCune & Geiser (2009), 275 (photo); Lichen Atlas of the British Isles 3: 1126 (1998).

 
Physconia distorta
Kindrogan, Perthshire, April 2003
 
Physconia distorta, damp
Physconia distorta, dry
Physconia distorta, close-up
Kindrogan, Perthshire, March & April 2008


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