Melanelixia fuliginosa subsp. fuliginosa

    Description

    Thallus dark to blackish brown, shining, older parts becoming clothed with dense, velvety isidia.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Siliceous rocks.

    When to see it

    All year.

    UK Status

    Widespread and locally common.

    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