Submission - 13/05/2020

Sighting - 2020-05-06

Species Seen Xanthoria calcicola, a bright orange leafy-lichen
Scientific Name
Recorder Rob Randall
Record Status Confirmed
Identifier Rob Randall
Identified on 13/05/2020
Location ST756653
Locality Sydney Gardens
Parish Bathwick, Bath
Habitat Trunk of a Tulip Tree
Notes Several specimens growing amongst many specimens of Xanthoria parietina, which is paler: from yellowish orange to lemon yellow or greyish. X.parietina usually has plenty of cup-shaped fruiting bodies. X.calcicola is not often fertile but instead has numerous warty growths (isidia) in the centre, which can drop off and form new plants.