Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Cladoniaceae

Cladonia polydactyla (Flörke) Spreng.

Type: Cladonia

A very variable species. The podetia are highly branched with narrow, irregular, proliferating scyphi and red apothecia. Commonly found on wood or on peat.

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