• Cyphelium marcianum de Lesd.

There are no records for this species at present.

A rare but easily overlooked lichenicolous species resembling C. sessile (described elsewhere) with discs (<2mm diam.) sunk into the thallus of Pertusaria pseudocorallina. In Ireland, it is known only from County Mayo.

Key characteristics

  • Parasitic on the acid-rock lichen Pertusaria pseudocorallina
  • Discs are sunken in the thallus and mazaediate (black-filamentous and sooty to touch).

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Cyphelium marcianum de Lesd.. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2019-06-25.