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Protoparmelia ochrococca (Nyl.) P.M.Jørg., Rambold & Hertel

Thallus of very small, glossy, subglobose, green-brown to chestnut brown areoles, lacking isidia or soredia; apothecia with thalline margins and reddish-brown discs. On birch (Betula) and conifer bark and stumps in the Scottish Highlands.

Refs: Smith et al. (2009), 755; Purvis et al. (1992), 503; Dobson (2011), 371 (photo).

Protoparmelia ochrococca
On old conifer stump, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, March 2008

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