Lecidella stigmatea

    Description

    Thallus variable in colour from whitish, through green and even brownish and having dark brown or black discs.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On urban walls and paths, cement, mortar. Also found on weakly calcareous or base-enriched siliceous rocks.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common 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