Cladonia crispata

    Description

    Small squamules followed by smooth, upright, irregularly branched brownish-grey to olive-brown podetia with pale reticulations. Axils open, margins with finger-like extensions or narrow cups that sometimes develop into one-sided tiers.

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    Habitat

    Found in boggy areas and acid heaths.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Quite widespread in Britain, though it appears to be less common in central and eastern areas of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map