Strigula taylorii Strigulaceae
Dichoporis taylorii (Strigula taylorii)

Growth type crustose
Chemical results negative

Local distribution on mature, sheltered, +/- smooth-barked trees.
BLS conservation evaluation: LC NS Sc IR

Thin brown or olive-brown, +/- immersed thallus with projecting perithecia and smaller pycnidia. Spores are easily broken, 1-septate, 19-24 x 4-5 Ám. Both macro and microconidia are present. Micrograph of conidia below.

Similar: Strigula jamesii has whitish-grey thallus and 3-septate spores. Porina aenea and Porina borreri lack pycnidia


Strigula taylorii


Strigula taylorii


Strigula taylorii

Microscope photograph

Dichoporis taylorii (Strigula taylorii)
On Ash, Upton Park, Dorset. January 2013. Studland February 2015

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