Trapelia coarctata

Description

Thallus white to pale or blueish or pinkish grey, continuous or somewhat cracked. Apothecia are small but sometimes swollen when wet, red-brown, black when dry.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

On siliceous rocks, brick and stonework.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and locally frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Species profile

Species group:
Lichens
Kingdom:
Fungi
Order:
Baeomycetales
Family:
Trapeliaceae
Records on NatureSpot:
7
First record:
15/06/2013 (Ivan Pedley)
Last record:
21/06/2021 (Strong, Kate)

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