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Aspicilia contorta subsp. hoffmanniana S. Ekman & Fröberg

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Family: MEGASPORACEAE

Habitat: Ubiquitous

Description

    Similar to Aspicilia contorta subsp. contorta but the areoles are packed, more angular, surface  rugose and irregular. Apothecia more prominent and less regular, disc often deformed and concave. Same habitat as Aspicilia contorta subsp. contorta  but in dryer zones more exposed to sun. N.B. Sometimes confused with Aspicilia calcarea as they share the same affinity for calcareous substratum (see corresponding pictures).*







Aspicilia contorta subsp. hoffmanniana Plougastel-Daoulas
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Aspicilia contorta subsp. hoffmanniana L'Aber en Crozon
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Aspicilia contorta subsp. hoffmanniana et Aspicilia calcarea L'Aber en Crozon
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