• Lecania baeomma (Nyl.) P.James & Laundon
Lecania baeomma
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This crustose species has a white to yellow-grey thallus with abundant blue-black soredia and pruinose discs with a disintegrating rim. It has a coastal distribution growing on north- or east-facing siliceous rocks and overhangs. In Ireland, it is known from Counties Kerry, Cork, Galway and Antrim.

Key characteristics

  • Told by the presence of blue-black soredia and frosted discs with an eroding rim
  • Sea-cliffs on siliceous rocks, below overhanging rock.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Lecania baeomma (Nyl.) P.James & Laundon. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2019-01-16.