Hypotrachyna revoluta

Alternative names
Parmelia revoluta

A foliose, light grey lichen with smooth lobes and often lustrous above, edges turned down and tinged tan-brown.

Similar Species

Hypotrachyna afrorevoluta LINK

Identification difficulty

Mainly found on branches of deciduous trees.

When to see it

All year round.

Life History

Widespread and fairly frequent in southern and western Britain, more scattered elsewhere.

UK Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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

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