Thelocarpon laureri Thelocarpaceae
Thelocarpon laureri

Growth type crustose, ephemeral. BLS conservation evaluation: LC NS
Chemical results:

Widespread but occasional on burnt or recently exposed ground, stones, wood, bricks and old leather

Thallus forms yellow-pruinose convex or hemispherical verrucae that surround the perithecium. Perithecial apex sometimes visible as dark centre. Asci multi-spored, spores simple, mostly 3 x 2 Ám. Micrograph below

Similar: Thelocarpon epibolum is lichenicolous on Baeomyces rufus, Lichenomphalia hudsoniana, Solorina and Peltigera spp.


Thelocarpon laureri

Thelocarpon laureri

Microscope photograph
Thelocarpon laureri
Thelocarpon laureri
WLG meeting Morden Bog, Dorset. March 2017

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