Oakmoss - Evernia prunastri

    Alt Name
    Stag Lichen
    Description

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

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On twigs and small branches

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Common in Britain

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    Map key:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)

    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records

    • RED = 2020+
    • DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
    • LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015

     

    UK Map