Cladonia pyxidata - Cladonia pyxidata
A pixie-cup lichen with funnel shaped podetia tapering gradually towards the base, the exterior surface is often coated with granules, as are the inside of the cups.
Often in degraded, peaty habitats, but also on wood such as Hazel.
All year round
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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