Cladonia coniocraea


    Patches of crinkly green squamules with white lower surfaces. Narrow, often bent podetia, sometimes with very small narrow cups.

    Identification difficulty

    In woods among moss at base of trees or on rotting stumps. It can also be found in urban areas.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    Life History

    Pollution resistant.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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