Trapeliopsis flexuosa

    Description

    This lichen forms a thick green or grey green crust. Apothecia green-black to black, rarely paler or pinkish in shade.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Especially common on old, worked wood.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map