Thallus green to green-brown, more greyish when dry, consisting of overlapping scales with ascending, sorediate tips; apothecia rare, black, discs pruinose.
On acid barked trees, fences and sheltered, siliceous rocks.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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