Previous page Next page

Images of British Lichens

Pertusaria flavicans Lamy

Thallus greenish grey to greyish yellow or pale sulphur yellow, smooth to cracked, often thick and warted, with warts developing multiple soralia; apothecia thick-margined, rare. On rocks and cliffs, especially in the north and west.

Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 680; Purvis et al. (1992), 453; Dobson (2005), 324-5 (photo); Dobson (2011), 325-6 (photo); Wirth (1995), 2: 695, 703 (photo); Wirth, Hauck & Schulz (2013), 2: 841, 842 (photo).

Pertusaria flavicans
Pertusaria flavicans
Pertusaria flavicans, close view
On montane cliff, Beinn Airein, Isle of Muck (BLS meeting), June 2012
Pertusaria flavicans
Pertusaria flavicans
On sheltered cliff-face, Bàgh a Ghallanaich, Isle of Muck (BLS Meeting), June 2012

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 August 2012, last updated September 2013