Observation 178303: Dirina massiliensis f. sorediata (Müll. Arg.) Taylor
When: 2014-09-14
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Several times I asked myself if the sorediate form of Dirina massiliensis exist here.
The fertile version I found at (least at) three different places, though neighbors, very close to the sea.
Today I found such form in an habitat of calcareous rocks, with vertical walls, about 10 km inland. I knew it already from description and photos and was able to recognize it even before performing the test with bleach, which gives the extra information needed for identification.

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Used references: British Flora: Smith et al. (Eds.), The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland, British Lichen Society, 2nd ed., 2009.
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