Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia fimbriata (L.) Fr.

Type: Cladonia

A classic "pixie-cup" type with abruptly expanded, regular, goblet-shaped scyphi. The entirely farinose-sorediate podetia with the absence of cortication is characteristic of this species. It is often found with mosses associated in old walls, rotting wood and disturbed ground

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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