Cladonia floerkeana

    Description

    Podetia small, typically 1 to 2 cm in height, grey, usually unbranched, not forming cups, surface densely covered with granules and/or small squamules, lacking soredia or at most, slightly granular-sorediate; basal squamules small and inconspicuous; apothecia bright red, conspicuous, one or more developed at the tips of the podetia and often forming rings.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Damp places, mossy logs and stumps.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Locally frequent in suitable areas.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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