Elachista fucicola(Velley) Areschoug

Tanglo in Norwegian


The species Elachista fucicola belongs to:


Photos of Elachista fucicola (2):

  • Photo of Elachista fucicola
  • Photo of Elachista fucicola

1 of 2: Habit

Photo of Elachista fucicola
Brush-like tufts growing epiphytically on Fucus Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

Note: Thallus consists of a basal small and cushion-like part from which numerous uniseriate and unbranched filaments grow to 1-3 cm length. The basal part is covered with paraphyses and unilocular sporangia. The species is always epiphytic, and is normally found on Fucus.

2 of 2: Detail of basal part

Photo of Elachista fucicola
Part of the basal cusion-like structure, showing curved paraphyses and oval unilocular sporangia, and one upright uniseriate filament Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

Closest relatives

Other species in the same genus (Elachista):