Porpidia soredizodes

    Description

    Grey or creamy-grey patches of thallus surrounded by a black prothallus. Round or irregular soralia with greyish-white or greyish, farinose or granular soredia. Apothecia rare.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Found on siliceous rocks and pebbles, brick walls and gravestones.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map