Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Pertusariaceae

Pertusaria albescens (Huds.) M. Choisy & Werner

Type: Crustose

Variable, grey thallus, with zoned margin and often large, concave or flat, soralia and a mild taste. Ubiquitous on tree-bark especially in open woodland and rides

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