Cladonia pocillum


    One of several greyish pixie cup lichens with a rather chalky appearance. Expert help is needed to identify to species level.

    Identification difficulty

    A specialist of calcareous rocks.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map