Pertusaria albescens


    Thallus pale greenish grey to grey, often zoned at the margin, surface with often abundant, often (but not always) clearly delimited, round soralia that lack a bitter taste, apothecia rare.


    Widespread on bark of deciduous trees, only occasionally on other substrates.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain though it seems to have a somewhat uneven distribution.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map