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Known only from County Antrim, this minute lichen, which is similar in size and colour to M. bauschiana (described elsewhere), is gaining a reputation as an early coloniser of discarded wood and stony waste in habitats which have undergone some local disturbance. This species has discs with a rim (exciple) unlike in M. bauchiana.
Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini
|Simms, M. J., (2016). Micarea lynceola (Th. Fr.) Palice. [In] LichenIreland. |
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=500075 Accessed on 2016-12-03.