Corticolous on beech. First two pics demonstrate wet and dry colours.
Corticolous sp, thallus has single point attachment to substrate, surface glaucous, dull, lobes broad wirnkled to bullate with sorediate edges in golden yellow.
Underside brown and yellow, pappilate
Apothecia red brown, with sorediate edges.
Corticolous on ti kouka (Cordyline australis). Locally common (found on 4 individual ti kouka within hour of searching) Photobiont cyanobacterial. Found in Mataia QE2 covenant area on coast in mangrove and coastal broadleaf forest. Community includes Litsea calicaris, Metrosideros excelsa, Coprosma robusta and Avicennia marina subsp. australasica.
Found at Umeru Falls Scenic Reserve. Corticolous on ti kouka (Cordyline australis). Photobiont cyanobacterial. Western aspect. Surrounding community includes Myrsine australis, Rhopalostylis sapida, Metrosideros excelsa, Podocarpus totara and Coprosma rhamnoides. Common on three ti kouka within close proximity. Not found elsewhere in area.