Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia fimbriata (L.) Fr.

Type: Cladonia

A classic "pixie-cup" type with abruptly expanded, regular, goblet-shaped scyphi. The entirely farinose-sorediate podetia with the absence of cortication is characteristic of this species. It is often found with mosses associated in old walls, rotting wood and disturbed ground

Smith, C.W. et al. editors (2009) The Lichens of Great Britain and Irelandd
Dobson, F.S. (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species
Ahti, Stenroos & Moberg. editors (2013) Nordic Lichen Flora. Volume 5 Cladoniaceae