Bacidia delicata Ramalinaceae
Bacidina delicata (Bacidia delicata)

Growth type crustose
Chemical results negative

Found on shaded rocks and stonework and on basic bark, often over-growing mosses.

Finely granular pale green to fawn thallus with whitish to pale pink apothecia. Spores 3-7 septate, (21-)24-48 1-1.5(-2) m. Pycnidia +/- immersed, the curved conidia 21-40 1 m. Paraphyses with swollen tips, to 5 m wide. Microscope photograph below.

Similar: Bacidia phacodes

Bacidia delicata

Bacidia delicata

Microscope photograph
Bacidia delicata
Bacidia delicata
On Elder. Studland Heath, Dorset. May 2015

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