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Lecanactis subabietina Coppins & P.James
Thallus a thin, effuse, often extensive, pale grey crust, studded with numerous, white-pruinose-tipped pycnidia which test negative with sodium hypochlorite and yellow with potassium hydroxide (i.e. C-, K+ yellow); apothecia unknown. On dry, shaded, acidic bark, especially of Oak (Quercus), predominantly in the south-west.
Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 453; Purvis et al. (1992), 285; Dobson (2011), 206-7 (photo).
|On dry bark of Holm Oak (Quercus ilex), Orielton, Pembrokeshire, May 2009|
|On dry bark of Oak (Quercus), Ashton Court, Bristol, February 2013 (BLS meeting)|
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