Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Parmeliaceae

Hypogymnia physodes (L.) Nyl.

Tube Lichen

Type: Foliose

Widely distributed on siliceous rocks, trees, Calluna stems and other acidic substrates. Characteristic hollow lobes with black, wrinkled under surface. Black pycnidia are common

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Dobson, F.S. (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species
Ahti et al. editors (2011) Nordic Lichen Flora. Volume 4: Parmeliaceae