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Hypogymnia physodes
© Robert Thompson
Hypogymnia physodes
© Robert Thompson
Hypogymnia physodes
© Robert Thompson
Hypogymnia physodes
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Hypogymnia physodes
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Hypogymnia physodes
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Hypogymnia physodes
© Mike Simms
 

Foliose lichen, grey, smooth, shiny with loosely attached, narrow, semi-inflated fan-shaped lobes, margins divided, turned-up and frequently white-powdery (sorediate) on the underside; blunter edges often black dotted. Lower surface, pale brown, wrinkled towards the centre. On acid-barked trees (branches and twigs mainly), wooden posts, rocks and peaty soils.

Key characteristics

  • Grey, semi-inflated lobes
  • Lobe tips upturned, white-powdery on the undersides.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 
 Simms, M. J., (2016). Hypogymnia physodes (L.) Nyl.. [In] LichenIreland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=18536 Accessed on 2018-10-17.