Submission - 18/05/2020

Sighting - 2020-05-08

Species Seen Tephromela atra, a common black-and-white crustose lichen
Scientific Name Tephromela atra (Huds.) Hafeliner 1983
Recorder Rob Randall
Record Status Confirmed
Identifier Rob Randall
Identified on 18/05/2020
Location ST752648
Locality Parade Gardens balustrade
Parish Bath
Habitat Top of the Bath Stone balustrade
Notes This species looks rather like Solenopsora candicans but is smaller and does not have marginal lobes. The crusty thallus is quite knobbly (the books call it 'warty').