Observation 212025: Pertusaria pustulata (Ach.) Duby

When: 2015-08-05

Collection location: Jamor, Oeiras, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

This observation refers to the crustose lichen in the photo, a Pertusaria. The foliose lichen, a _Physcia, is similar to the one in observation 212001. There is also a lichenolicolous fungi growing on the thallus of the Pertusaria, which will be the subject of another observation.


Microscopy: Ascus;
Microscopy: Sections;
Microscopy: Spores.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
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Used references: Ref. 1 – Monserrat Boqueras and Xavier Llimona: The Genus Pertusaria (Lichenised Ascomycotina) on the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands. I Subgenus Pertusaria, Mycotaxon 88: 471-492, 2003.
Ref. 2 -= British Flora: Smith et al (eds.), The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland, The British Lichen Society, 2nd ed., 2009.
Based on microscopic features
Based on chemical features

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