Enterographa pitardii Roccellaceae
Enterographa pitardii

Growth type crustose
Chemical results negative
BLS conservation evaluation: NT NR

A rare southern Atlantic and Mediterranean species found on dry, vertical, siliceous rocks at a few sites on the coast of SW England.

The thick, areolate thallus is lead-grey or a dark brownish-grey with a thin black prothallus. Apothecia are immersed, dark brown to black, asci 8-spored, the spores 5-6 septate, 27-35 x 3-5 Ám. Micrograph below

Similar: Enterographa crassa and Enterographa hutchinsiae


Enterographa pitardii

Enterographa pitardii

Enterographa pitardii

Microscope photograph
Enterographa pitardii
Enterographa pitardii
On chert, Portland, Dorset. February 2016

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