Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia coniocraea (Flörke) Spreng.

Common Powderhorn

Type: Cladonia

Mainly found at the base of acid-barked trees, on decaying stumps and logs. Forms patches of ruffled, green squamules with slender, tapering podetia which may end in a narrow, small cup

Determiner: 
Christine Johnson

References: 
Smith et al. editors (2009) The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland
Dobson (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species
Ahti, Stenroos & Moberg. editors (2013) Nordic Lichen Flora. Volume 5 Cladoniaceae

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