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  • 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.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=19219 Accessed on 2018-10-15.