Trapelia placodioides

    Description

    Thallus crustose, often thick, white or pinkish. It may vary from smooth to rather cracked in appearance. Soredia produced at areole margins or across the thallus surface, cream to yellowish, pale green or pink, rather coarse.

    Habitat

    On siliceous rocks and stonework.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and locally frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map