• Buellia uberior Anzi
Buellia uberior
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This is a rare lichen of hard siliceous rocks. Growth begins initially on the thallus of Schaereria fuscocinerea until becoming independently established. The grey-cracked thallus is C+ red. This reaction separates it from lookalikes such as B. aethelea. Very rare in Ireland: County Donegal.

Key characteristics

  • Grey-cracked thallus to 5cm diam. surrounded by a black prothallus; initially parasitic on Schaereria fuscocinerea
  • Thallus C+ red; on hard siliceous rocks.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Buellia uberior Anzi. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2018-07-17.