• Buellia leptoclinoides (Nyl.) J.Steiner
Buellia leptoclinoides
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This is a rare, local species of coastal siliceous rocks. The large, pale yellow-grey thallus with brown-black discs is K+ yellow, Pd+ yellow. It occurs in recesses in cliffs above the shore. The discs contain numerous oil droplets with spores 14.5-23.5ųm long. In Ireland, there are records from the Dublin coast.

Key characteristics

  • Conspicuous Buellia of siliceous cliffs with yellow-grey thallus
  • Often in recesses; K+ yellow, Pd+ yellow.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Buellia leptoclinoides (Nyl.) J.Steiner. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2020-09-20.