Lichens of Wales

Chaenotheca phaeocephala

<em>Chaenotheca phaeocephala</em>

Chaenotheca phaeocephala

Description & Identification

This species has a dark-grey to green-brown thallus which may be thick and verrucose or thinner and verrucose-granular. The apothecia are up to 1mm wide on stalks which can be up to 1.2mm tall. The apothecia are brown going to a deep purple-brown at their heads and often with a yellow-green pruinose band.

Photo: Alan Hale

Records from Wales
Location Grid Reference Last Rec'd Recorder SSSI
Montgomery: Welshpool - Llanerchydol Hall  SJ207076  1996  A. Orange  No
Radnor: Cwmbach - Draen Farm  SO017557  2003  R.G. Woods  No


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