• Herteliana taylorii (Salwey) P.James
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Herteliana taylorii
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Herteliana taylorii
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In oceanic woodlands with outcrops of damp, acid rock this species appears as a thick, generally smooth and minutely brown dotted, creamy-blue crust as though soft porridge had been poured over the rock and left to set. It has a conspicuous black border. Discs (to 0.7mm) are common, brown and convex. Western Ireland mainly.

Key characteristics

  • Thallus thick, creamy, greenish or pale blue, textured like soft porridge
  • Thallus, speckled brown; discs, brown, convex; oceanic woods with outcropping rock, shallow ravines, etc.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Herteliana taylorii (Salwey) P.James. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2018-08-18.