A cructose thallus which is grey-white to pale-grey-green in colour surrounded by a black prothallus. Small apothecia, convex or concave black discs.
An early colonist found on smooth-barked trees. Common and widespread.
Photographs of Lecidella elaeochroma taken February 2014, nature reserve, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2014. Camera used Nikon Coolpix P500.