Cladonia portentosa

    Description

    The richly-branched thallus is a pale grey-green or cream in colour and can form dense mats up to 6cm tall. The branches are usually trichotomous and the finer ones spread in all directions.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Heaths, moors and dunes

    When to see it

    All year

    UK Status

    Very common.

    VC55 Status

    Not known.

    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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