A tiny, bright yellow or orange-tinted Caloplaca that forms rosette-like clusters of areoles, minutely squamulose or lobed at the margins and bearing spherical blastidia up to 0.1mm across; apothecia with yellow-orange discs, thalline margins generally persistent.
It reacts to K turning crimson.
Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.
On walls and in churchyards.
All year round.
Widespread and locally frequent.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015