LichenIreland
  • Epigloea medioincrassata (Grummann) Döbbeler

There are no records for this species at present.

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Like E. soleiformis (described elsewhere) but discs slightly larger with spores three-septate, shaped like a spindle and with end appendages. It occurs in similar habitats to E. soleiformis but is known to occur also on trees such as holly. It was first collected in 2009 in County Mayo.

Key characteristics

  • Thallus an algal film on acid soils and decayed bryophytes of mountain slopes
  • Spores three-septate, fusiform with end appendages.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Epigloea medioincrassata (Grummann) Döbbeler. [In] LichenIreland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=500040 Accessed on 2017-12-12.