Physcia caesia

    Description

    A small, foliose species, typically 1 to 2 cm in diameter, with narrow, convex lobes lacking marginal cilia, lobe surfaces with distinct white flecks.

    Habitat

    On walls and tarmac in urban areas, but also found in upland regions.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in Britain

    VC55 Status

    Widespread and common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    Map key:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records:

    • RED = 2020+
    • DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
    • LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015

    UK Map