Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia diversa Asperges ex Stenroos

Type: Cladonia

A distinctive red fruited species with bright red apothecia which may cover the whole top of the cup. Found in a range of habitats - heaths, dunes, on rotting trees, on acid soil and soil-filled rock and wall crevices

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