Opegrapha gyrocarpa

    Description

    Thallus generally rather thin, pale to dark orange brown with a black marginal prothallus, usually speckled with orange yellow.

    Habitat

    Forms mosaics on sheltered surfaces of base poor rocks.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and locally frequent, mainly in the north and west.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map