Caloplaca flavescens


A yellow crust forming lichen often cracking and with lobed edges. The apothecia are deeper orange and crowded in the centre.

Photo ID?

On calcareous rocks, walls and cement.

When to see it

All year round

UK Status

Common, especially in south eastern England.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map