Bacidia arceutina (Ach.) Arnold
Smooth, often immersed thallus with pale brown apothecia which become black and globulose as they mature. Found on the nutrient-rich and basic-barked shrubs and trees, occasionally on rocks. Widespread but not particularly common.
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