Lecanora orosthea

    Description

    Thallus very pale yellowish or yellow-green sometimes almost off white, forming a thin, often extensive, continuous crust bounded by white. Surface becoming cracked

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On dry siliceous rocks and walls, often below overhangs.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common 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