• Caloplaca albolutescens (Ach.) J. Steiner 

There are no records for this species at present.

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Often confused with C. teicholyta this species has a thin white to pale grey thallus with some scattered grey soredia. Look for it in brick, concrete and cement structures. It is often a pioneer species, unmistakable when fertile. In Ireland, it has been recorded from Counties Galway and Dublin.

Key characteristics

  • Like C. teicholyta but with a thin white to grey mottled thallus; often with grey soredia present
  • Concrete, brick, cement and calcareous rock.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Caloplaca albolutescens (Ach.) J. Steiner . [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2018-07-23.