A thin, pale grey crust forming lichen with black apothecia (up to 1.5mm diameter), often in groups or lines.
Often found on base-poor rocks and small stones.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly common in most of Britain, except the East Anglia region.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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