Fungi Outer Hebrides


Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia chlorophaea (Flörke ex Sommerf.) Spreng.

Type: Cladonia

Commonly found at the base of trees, rotting logs and stumps, on mossy banks and coastal dunes. It is considered to be a complex of species or chemotypes which are difficult to distinguish. The podetia expand smoothly to form a wide cup which may have marginal projections

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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