Vezdaea aestivalis Vezdaeaceae
Vezdaea aestivalis

Growth type crustose
Chemical results negative

Among plant debris and mosses on shaded, +/- damp calcareous rocks, walls, rubble and on limestone grassland.
BLS conservation evaluation: LC M*

Thallus of dark green or greyish-green goniocysts, apothecia adpressed or immersed, buff or red-brown, +/- tomentose. Paraphyses coiled round each ascus, spores 1(-3) septate, 15-19 x 5-7 Ám. Micro photograph below.

Microscope photograph

Vezdaea aestivalis?
Canford Cliffs, Dorset. January 2013

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