16 June 2011

Lichen at Gwaun-cae-Gurwen

The distinctive lichen Lasallia pustulata was found to be abundant on wet rocks at Mynydd Uchaf growing in close association with Hunt's Rock-moss Andreaea rothii subsp. falcata ; photos at http://moonmoths.blogspot.com/2011/06/mynydd-uchaf-gwaun-cae-gurwen.html 


Charles Hipkin said...

L. pustulata is a good record Barry. Not a common lichen. Did you you notice what sort of rock it was on?

Barry Stewart said...

Sandstone (Rhondda Member) according to the Brit.Geo.Survey map.