Red-brown crustose lichen

Red-brown crustose lichen

Observation - Red-brown crustose lichen - UK and Ireland. Description: Red-brown, areolate lichen growing on coastal, cliff-top, siliceous rocks. On top surface of flat rocks almost level with the soil. Black lecideine apothecia. Possibly Lecidea fuscoatra.

Red-brown, areolate lichen growing on coastal, cliff-top, siliceous rocks. On top surface of flat rocks almost level with the soil. Black lecideine apothecia. Possibly Lecidea fuscoatra.