Lecidella elaeochroma


A yellowy grey or pale grey-green lichen with a cracked crust and studded with black spots.


On smooth barked trees, common on Ash.

When to see it

All year round.

Life History

An early colonist of smooth-barked trees.

UK Status

Widespread and quite common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map