Lepraria incana agg.

Description

This is a thin, powdery, pale grey to distinctly blue-grey lichen which forms a crust like covering.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Shaded places on acid rocks, walls and tree-trunks.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and 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