• Opegrapha pertusariicola Coppins & P.James
Opegrapha pertusariicola
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Known from south Kerry, north Kerry, Wicklow and west Donegal, this species is lichenicolous on the thallus of Pertusaria leioplaca on hazel. The tiny slit-like discs grow to 2mm wide and contain (five-) to six-septate spores.

Key characteristics

  • A lichenicolous lichen of Pertusaria leioplaca on hazel
  • Spores 4/ascus, with five- or six-septate spores.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Opegrapha pertusariicola Coppins & P.James. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2021-03-06.