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