Acrocordia salweyi

Description

The thallus is frequently immersed in the substrate. If not it appears off white to light brown. Usually smooth to slightly granular but it may also show cracking that starts at the oldest and thickest part. It is usually dotted with large and flat-topped black spheres.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Found on soft calcareous rock and mortar, especially on old walls.

When to see it

All year round

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Species profile

Species group:
Lichens
Kingdom:
Fungi
Order:
Monoblastiales
Family:
Monoblastiaceae
Records on NatureSpot:
3
First record:
05/02/2010 (Nicholls, David)
Last record:
29/04/2019 (Pedley, Ivan)

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