Lecanora chlarotera - Lecanora chlarotera

    Description

    A crusty cream to pale grey, almost smooth to strongly warted looking like lumpy porridge, often forming distinct, rounded colonies. Discs buff to chestnut brown.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    A characteristic early coloniser of young, planted, semi-urban trees, as in supermarket car-parks.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and quite common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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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