Cladonia pocillum

Description

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

Identification difficulty
Habitat

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.

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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