Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia polydactyla (Flörke) Spreng.

Type: Cladonia

A very variable species. The podetia are highly branched with narrow, irregular, proliferating scyphi and red apothecia. Commonly found on wood or on peat.

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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