Lichen: Mycobilimbia pilularis
Name: Mycobilimbia pilularis (Korb) Hafelliner & Turk (2001)
Pronunciation: Mycobilimbia pilularis
Conservation Evaluation: Least Concern
Body Type: Crustose
Description: The finely granular thallus is green to grey-green in colour. Granules superficially resemble soralia. No pycnidia are present. The apothecia are convex to globular and beige to pink to orange in colour shaped from convex to spherical.
Chemical Tests: None.
Nature Notes: Found in old woodlands and mountain gullies, especially on oak. Typically near the base of the main trunk. Rarely found on moss covered stones.
Vice County distribution map of Acarospora fuscata: See Map
Link: Map this species on the Lichen Survey
Other species recorded in Ireland
Text and images © Paul Whelan, 2009.