Observation 107795: Leptogium plicatile (Ach.) Leighton
When: 2012-08-22
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on clacareous rocks.
Here are the steps used in the key of the British Flora for the determination of the species:
- Thallus small-squamulose; minutely foliose or minutely shrubby with cylindrical lobes;
- Thallus heavily wrinkled when dry, thick;
- Centre of thallus of loosely interwoven hyphae;
- Upper surface matt, dark brown;
- On moist rocks.

Very similar photos can be seen at Timdal website (selecting the species Leptogium plicatile).

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Used references: Smith et al., The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland, The British Lichen Society, 2009.
Based on microscopic features

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