Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia diversa Asperges ex Stenroos

Type: Cladonia

A distinctive red fruited species with bright red apothecia which may cover the whole top of the cup. Found in a range of habitats - heaths, dunes, on rotting trees, on acid soil and soil-filled rock and wall crevices

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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