Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Parmeliaceae

Flavoparmelia caperata (L.) Hale

Common Greenshield Lichen

Type: Foliose

Found on acid-barked deciduous trees and on rock. Comprises transversely wrinkled lobes with coarse granular soredia. Yellowish green above with black under surface with light-brown margins and simple rhizines.

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