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Trapeliopsis pseudogranulosa Coppins & P.James


Thallus an effuse, granular crust, pale grey-green with patches of orange pigmentation and greenish white or orange coalescent soralia that test red with sodium hypochlorite (bleach); apothecia greyish, rare. Widespread but mainly in the north and west, on damp, peaty banks, rotted wood and similar substrata.

Refs: Coppins & James (1984); Smith et al. (2009), 909; Purvis et al. (1992), 614; Dobson (2005), 433 (photo); Dobson (2011), 440 (photo); Whelan (2011), 146 (photo); van Herk & Aptroot (2004, 2013), 370-1 (photo); Wirth (1995), 2: 918, 926 (photo); Wirth, Hauck & Schulz (2013), 2: 1110, 1115 (photo).

 
Trapeliopsis pseudogranulosa
Braemar, Aberdeenshire, April 2003
 
Trapeliopsis pseudogranulosa
Braemar, Aberdeenshire, March 2008


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