Hypotrachyna revoluta

    Alt Name
    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map