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Phlyctis agelaea (Ach.) Flot. Old & dry.

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Family: PHLYCTIDACEAE

Habitat: Oceanic zone

Description

         Thallus crustose up to 5-12 cm in its greatest length, more or less cracked or warty, greyish white, whitish, without soralia, hypothallus sometimes present whitish, delimiting. Apothecia buried by 2-4 in the center of flattened, irregular and powdery or granular warts 0.2-0.8 mm in diameter, greyish-brown disc, reddish, not very visible because very pruinose (in practice on this old and dry form we only see a flat, grainy wart). Muriform spores from asci with 2 spores, broadly elliptical apiculate, colorless then brownish, 45-80 x 12-30 µm. C-, K + yellow then red, KC + red, P + orange, UV-. Rare species occurring on non-resinous trees with more or less smooth bark in sheltered areas with little sunlight. See Pertusaria multipuncta which is K + yellow. See at Phlyctis agelae for young and fresh form.

 







Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Tromel 1
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Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Camaret 2
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Camaret 1
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Lesteven 3
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Lesteven 2
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Lesteven 1
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Landévennec 1
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Tromel 2
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Tromel 3
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Phlyctis agelaea Old & dry Tromel 4
Bernard BOUFFINIER



Phlyctis agelaea Asque Lugol Crozon 1
Jacques HAINE



Phlyctis agelaea Coupe Lugol Crozon S13
Jacques HAINE



Phlyctis agelaea Asque eau Crozon 1
Jacques HAINE



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