Lecanographa amylacea (Pers.) Egea & Torrente
Bibl. Lichenol., 54: 122, 1994 - Lichen amylaceus [Ehrh. ex] Pers., Plant. Crypt. Exsicc.: 303, 1793.

Synonims: Lecanactis amylacea (Pers.) Arnold, Lecanactis illecebrosa (Dufour) Fr., Lecidea farinosa (Ach.) Nyl. non H.Magn., Opegrapha illecebrosa Dufour, Schismatomma illecebrosum (Dufour) A.Massal.

Is present in the following regions (Click here for a map with abbreviations):
N - Ven, TAA. C - Tosc, Laz (Ravera & al. 1999, 2000, Munzi & al. 2004, 2007). S - Bas (Potenza 2006), Cal (Puntillo 1996), Si (Nimis & al. 1994).

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Lecanographa amylacea (Pers.) Egea & Torrente

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Photobiont: Trentepohlia
Growth form: Crustose
Reproductive strategy: Mainly sexual
Phytoclimatic range: Suboceanic
On: surfaces seldom wetted by rain, e.g. underhangs
Poleophoby: 4


  • pH of the substrata: very acid (1) to intermediate between very acid and subneutral (2)
  • in sites with diffuse light but scarce direct solar irradiation (3) to sun-exposed sites, but avoiding extreme solar irradiation (4)
  • humidity requirements: rather hygrophytic (2)
  • in sites with no eutrophication (1)
  • from the eu-mediterranean belt (1) to the submediterranean belt (2)

    Note: a mild-temperate, mainly western lichen, found on isolated, old deciduous trees, esp. oaks, on faces seldom wetted by rain.

      Commonness-rarity status:
    • Alpine Italy: absent
    • Subalpine Italy: absent
    • Oromediterranean Italy: absent
    • Montane Italy: absent
    • Padanian Italy: absent
    • Dry submediterranean Italy: extremely rare
    • Dry mediterranean Italy: absent
    • Humid submediterranean Italy: very rare
    • Humid mediterraenan Italy: rare