• Lecanora varia (Hoffm.) Ach.
Lecanora varia
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An epiphyte of twigs and timber fencing L. varia has a rather shiny thallus of small, warty, yellow-grey to green-grey granules sometimes forming a crust. Discs: pale greenish or brown (to 1.5mm diam.), with a flexed, sometimes considerably distorted rim (exciple). Thallus is Pd + Yellow. Eastern and south-eastern Ireland.

Key characteristics

  • Yellow to grey-green, granular, shiny thallus; on wooden rail tops, sometimes oak twigs
  • Disc exciple weak and easily distorted; east and south-east Ireland mainly.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Lecanora varia (Hoffm.) Ach.. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2018-08-16.