Lecanora symmicta


A granular or crusty lichen usually pale yellow-green but can be whitish or grey-green.

Identification difficulty

Common on acid-barked trees, wood and worked timber. Also occurs as a pioneer species on rough-barked twigs.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map