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  • Miriquidica pycnocarpa forma sorediata (Coppins & Fryday)
Miriquidica pycnocarpa forma sorediata
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Differs from f. pycnocarpa in the neatly developed white convex areoles (pieces of thallus) covered in black soralia and total lack of discs. Thallus K+ yellow. In Ireland, it is only known from County Kerry.

Key characteristics

  • Thallus K+ yellow, without discs; areoles white, convex, smothered in black soralia
  • Coarse siliceous rocks.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Miriquidica pycnocarpa forma sorediata (Coppins & Fryday). [In] LichenIreland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=39660 Accessed on 2017-10-24.