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.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map