Peniophora lycii

    Description

    A resupinate lichen-like species that can be easily overlooked. The irregular patches formed are grey sometimes with a violaceous tint and are usually extensive on the host branches. The surface is slightly warted and the edges well defined.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On dead twigs and branches of deciduous trees.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map