Candelariella aurella Candelariaceae
Candelariella aurella

Growth type crustose
Chemical results: K-

Most frequent on man-made substrates in urban areas; concrete, cement and mortar.

The thin and sometimes inconspicuous granular thallus is yellow to greenish-yellow with a thin, continuous dark-grey to blackish prothallus. Yellow apothecia are frequent, dispersed or crowded. Asci 8-spored.

Similar: Candelariella vitellina. Asci 12-32 spored

Candelariella aurella
Candelariella aurella
Sturminster Marshall, Dorset. March 2014

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