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  • Amygdalaria pelobotryon (Wahlenb.) Norman
Amygdalaria pelobotryon
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This crustose lichen is relatively frequent on damp, siliceous rocks near upland streams and has a pinkish, yellow-grey thallus cracked into small, mostly convex plates (areoles). The black, margined discs are distinctive, one in each areole, with a chameleonís eye-like appearance. The thallus is C+ pink. North and west Ireland.

Key characteristics

  • Lumpy thallus of grey, convex areoles with a pinkish hue; C+ pink
  • Wet or damp rocks, often near upland, acid streams; young discs have the look of a chameleonís eye.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Amygdalaria pelobotryon (Wahlenb.) Norman. [In] LichenIreland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=18172 Accessed on 2017-11-22.