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This acid bark lichen of deciduous trees is scarce in Ireland. It resembles the common epiphyte B. laurocerasi (described elsewhere) but is characterised by its slightly smaller discs and purple-violet, K+ green epithecium (top layer of the disc). It is found chiefly in old woodlands. Absent from southern Ireland.
Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini
|Simms, M. J., (2016). Bacidia absistens (Nyl.) Arnold. [In] LichenIreland. |
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=18207 Accessed on 2016-10-28.