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  • Parmotrema perlatum (Huds.) M.Choisy
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Parmotrema perlatum
© Robert Thompson
Parmotrema perlatum
© Robert Thompson
Parmotrema perlatum
© Robert Thompson
Parmotrema perlatum
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Parmotrema perlatum
© Robert Thompson
Parmotrema perlatum
© Mike Simms
Parmotrema perlatum
© Mike Simms
 

A strongly foliose lichen, smooth and blue-grey on top, dark and ciliate (‘hairy’) underneath, and often with powdery soralia on the undulating edges. Common on trees and bushes in rural habitats, and also common on well-lit acid and intermediate rocks especially in coastal habitats.

Key characteristics

  • Smooth blue-grey colour with marginal soralia.
  • Dark ciliate underside.

Original text submitted by Michael Simms

 
 Simms, M. J., (2016). Parmotrema perlatum (Huds.) M.Choisy. [In] LichenIreland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=18890 Accessed on 2018-10-18.