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


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

UK Map