Porpidia cinereoatra

    Description

    A crust forming cracking white or pale grey lichen with black apothecia.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On base poor rocks.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain but mainly found in the north and west.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map