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

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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