Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Thelotremataceae

Thelotrema lepadinum (Ach.) Ach.

Type: Crustose

Variable, shiny greyish-cream crustose thallus. Numerous apothecia in barnacle-like raised warts with large central opening. On smooth and sometimes rougher bark of deciduous trees

Smith, C.W. et al. editors (2009) The Lichens of Great Britain and Irelandd
Dobson, F.S. (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species