Flavoparmelia soredians

    Description

    Very similar to Flavoparmelia caperata but with somewhat smaller lobes, which are more adpressed to the substrate surface, soralia said not to be so distinctly pustular when young,

    Similar Species

    Flavoparmelia caperata.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    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.

    Habitat

    On trees and rocks.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Predominantly southern and coastal, but becoming more common inland in urban areas.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map