Stereocaulon vesuvianum var. vesuvianum Pers.
Forms compact tufts of erect or decumbent grey-white pseudopodetia, branched or unbranched. Small phyllocladia usually with dark grey centres and pale margins. Very variable in form. Common in upland areas on siliceous rocks.
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Dobson, F.S. (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species