Peltigera hymenina

    Description

    Upper surface olive green to brown or blue-grey, much darker when dry, smooth, slightly lustrous; lower surface brownish white, with ochre veins and pale, unbranched (though often frayed).

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On tree-bases, rocks and in heathy turf

    When to see it

    All year

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain common in the North and West.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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