Candelariella aurella

    Description

    A thin, scattered yellow to greenish yellow granular lichen.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Occurs on urban walls on man made substrates; concrete, cement and mortar.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map