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

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map