Cladonia fimbriata

    Description

    Podetia grey-green, with cups (scyphi) abruptly expanded from the long, cylindrical stems, with finely granular soredia on the outer surface and interior of the cup, minute brown pycnidia often on the cup margins; apothecia brown on margins of rather distorted cups are uncommon.

    Habitat

    On soil and rotting wood.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map