Irish lichens

Caloplaca austrocitrina

Order: Teloschistales       Family: Teloschistaceae

Species: Flavoplaca austrocitrina (Caloplaca austrocitrina)

Growth type crustose
Photos: Co. Cork, SW Ireland.

Yellowish-green thallus, +/- covered by soredia. Apothecia are frequent, the discs yellow-orange with yellowish, sorediate margins.

Probably the most frequent of a group of species previously recorded as Caloplaca citrina. Chemical reactions K+ red

Caloplaca austrocitrina

Caloplaca austrocitrina
Caloplaca austrocitrina. May 2012

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