Melanelixia fuliginosa subsp. glabratula

Description

Thallus green to warm brown, shining, older parts with few to abundant cylindrical or branched outgrowths reaching 0.8 mm or more in height, leaving white scars when rubbed off.

Habitat

On deciduous tree bark and fences, rarely rocks.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Generally common throughout Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map