LichenIreland
  • Cyphelium marcianum de Lesd.

There are no records for this species at present.

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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.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=500034 Accessed on 2017-10-17.