Oakmoss - Evernia prunastri

    Alternative names
    Stag Lichen

    Evernia prunastri has grey/green branches, which are whiter underneath. Branches are flat and forked.

    Identification difficulty

    On twigs and small branches

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    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