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.

Christine Johnson

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