Arctoparmelia incurva


The thallus is foliose, yellow to yellow-grey, lobes narrow, crowded, radiating, convex in cross section, turned under at the tips, pale brown beneath, inner lobes usually bearing large, globose, white to yellowish soralia.

Identification difficulty

On hard, exposed, base-poor rocks.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Mainly found in the north and west, and mainly in upland areas.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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