Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia cervicornis (Ach.) Flot.

Type: Cladonia

Forms cushions of small squamules, often notched with a conspicuous white under surface, on coastal heaths and dunes and on acid soils and peat. The podetia have short stalks and may form proliferating tiers (subspecies verticillata

Christine Johnson

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