Images of British Lichens
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), 370-1 (photo); Wirth (1995), 2: 918, 926 (photo).
|Braemar, Aberdeenshire, April 2003|
|Braemar, Aberdeenshire, March 2008|
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