Acarospora nitrophila

    Description

    This is a crust forming lichen which may vary in colour from a yellowy brown to greyer brown. The surface is often warted due to crystal aggregation.

    Habitat

    On silica based rocks and stonework.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Widespread but poorly recorded in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map