Cladonia coccifera agg.
The protruding stems of this lichen are irregular in shape and bear yellow-green cups which have a granular appearance inside and out. The apothecia are bright red and conspicuous.
On heaths, dunes, rotting stumps and in rock crevices.
All year round
Widespread and locally common.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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