Lecidella elaeochroma


    A yellowy grey or pale grey-green lichen with a cracked crust and studded with black spots.


    On smooth barked trees, common on Ash.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    Life History

    An early colonist of smooth-barked trees.

    UK Status

    Widespread and quite common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map