A yellow crust forming lichen often cracking and with lobed edges. The apothecia are deeper orange and crowded in the centre.
On hard, exposed rocks, often dominant on coastal rocks but also common inland.
All year round
Widespread and fairly common.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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