Species: Cladonia fimbriata
Photos: In acid soil among rocks. Ballingeary, Cork, SW Ireland.
Incised, sometimes sorediate squamules. Podetia with smooth slender stalks which open into cups shaped like minature golf-tee's. Cups and stalks covered with very fine grey-greenish soredia.
Common on disturbed earth, rotting wood, walls and banks.
K-, P+ rust-red, UV-
Immediately above: Cladonia fimbriata. October 2009