Xanthoria ucrainica


    A leafy lichen, with lobes ascending or pendant, overlapping, greenish to bright yellow, lobes tiny but expanded towards the tip, becoming fan-shaped, 0.7 to 1.2 mm in width.

    Identification difficulty

    On nutrient enriched bark and also on man-made substrates.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Scattered widely throughout Britain, once local it is becoming more common.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland, but increasing.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map