Lecidella scabra

    Description

    Thallus a pale- to dark-grey, cracked crust, initially with scattered greenish soralia but the whole thallus commonly becoming green-sorediate; apothecia small, black, concave to convex, when young with defined, more shiny, regular to convoluted margins.

    Habitat

    On rocks, walls and stonework.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map