Lecanora chlarotera Lecanoraceae
Lecanora chlarotera sens str

Chemistry: K+ yellow, C-, P-. UV+ mauve-purple. Apothecia margins P-
Common on tree trunks, branches and twigs, also on fences and timber.
Associated lichenicolous fungi include Vouauxiella lichenicola, Stigmidium congestum and Unguiculariopsis thallophila

Very variable, specimens without microscopical examination should be recorded as Lecanora chlarotera sens lat. Thick, persistent margins with large, angular crystals. Epithecium covered with small granules visible in water, dissolving in K. Spores simple, 10-15 x 6-8 m. Micrographs in water below, showing granules not descending into hymenium

Similar: Lecanora hybocarpa, pinkish-brown, slightly pruinose disks
Lecanora pulicaris, smaller discs, the narrow margins P+ red.
Lecanora argentata. Black prothallus, no granules in epithecium.


Lecanora chlarotera sens str

Lecanora chlarotera

Lecanora chlarotera

Microscope photographs
Lecanora chlarotera sens str

Lecanora chlarotera sens str

Lecanora chlarotera sens str
Lecanora chlarotera

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