Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia ciliata var. tenuis (Flörke) Ahti

Type: Cladonia

C. ciliata var. tenuis, with is very variable. The podetia are greenish grey to yellowish (usnic acid). C. ciliata var. ciliata, without usnic acid, is less frequent than var. tenuis though their distributions and habitat requirements are similar.

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