Bryoria lanestris (Ach.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.

Op. Bot. 42: 88 (1977).

Basionym: Alectoria jubata var. lanestris Ach., Lich. Univ.: 592 (1810).


Thallus: pendent, 5-15 cm long, dark brown to blackish brown, dull. Irregularly branched, without distinct main branches, uneven and brittle, angles between branches mainly acute, 0.1- 0.3 mm diam. Soralia sparse to abundant, ?ssural or tuberculate, white, sometimes pigmented. Pseudocyphellae unknown. Apothecia and Pycnidia unknown.

Photobiont: Data lacking.

Chemistry: Cortex and medulla PD-. Soralia PD+ red; fumarprotocetrarie acid.

Ecology: On conifers, rocks and sometimes on Betula.

Distribution Type: "Insufficiently known, possibly more common towards the north. Europe, Asia, North America. Continental". Data lacking.



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