Porpidia crustulata


    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.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly common in most of Britain, except the East Anglia region.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map