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Protoparmelia badia (Hoffm.) Hafellner


Thallus crustose, grey-brown, cracked-areolate to warted, often lustrous; apothecia dark-glossy brown, with contrasting, pale, thalline margins. Widespread in the north and west, generally upland, on base-poor rocks.

Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 754; Purvis et al. (1992), 502; Dobson (2005), 366 (photo); Dobson (2011), 370 (photo); Jahns (1983), 206-7 (photo, as Lecanora badia, printed too grey in my copy); Moberg & Holmåson (1984), 112 (photo, as L. badia); Holien & Tønsberg (2008), 184 (photo); Wirth (1995), 1: 456 (in Lecanora key), 2: 777 (photo); Wirth et al. (2004), 214 (photo); Wirth, Hauck & Schulz (2013), 2: 934 (photo), 935; Hansen & Andersen (1995), 92 (photo, as L. badia); Puntillo (1996), plate 34 (photo); Pope (2005), 59 (photo); Brodo et al. (2001), 586-7 (photo); Thomson (1997), 268, 269 (photo, as L. badia).

 
Protoparmelia badia
On base-poor rockface, Muirshiel, Renfrewshire, June 2008


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