Hypogymnia tubulosa

Description

A grey-green lichen with tubular lobes that are slightly roughened, the soralia are rounded, becoming capitate. 

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Good photographs required.

Habitat

Found on acid-barked trees

When to see it

All year round

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent 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