Fuscidea lightfootii


Thallus a bright green to brownish crust, cracked and minutely but conspicuously covered by rounded warts, often with green soredia, which may dominate the thallus surface; apothecia brownish black, about 1mm diameter, flat with a thin 'proper' margin, more convex when damp.

Identification difficulty

Widespread on twigs and bark, more common in damp woodland.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread, particularly in the west of Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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

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