Biatorella hemisphaerica

Biatorella hemisphaerica

Observation - Biatorella hemisphaerica - UK and Ireland. Description: Rare arctic-alpine lichen on moss and mica-schist soil in shaded crevice at 4000 feet. Asci polysporous (too many to count anyway); ascospores simple, colourless, oblong-bacilliform, 7-10 x 3-3.5µm.

Rare arctic-alpine lichen on moss and mica-schist soil in shaded crevice at 4000 feet. Asci polysporous (too many to count anyway); ascospores simple, colourless, oblong-bacilliform, 7-10 x 3-3.5µm.