Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Parmeliaceae

Nesolechia oxyspora (Tul.) A. Massal.

DNA studies have shown this Nesolechia is a lichenicolous lichen with an endokapylic thallus (no morphologically distinct lichenised structure) (Persoh & Rambold 2002). A common species in the north-west of Scotland, found on a wide range of genera in the Parmeliaceae

Fungi of Great Britain and Ireland. Nesolechia oxyspora
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