Species: Cladonia rangiformis
Photos: Among moss on calcareous grassland, the Burren, Ireland
BLS Burren meeting 2009
Small or absent basal squamules. Much-branched podetia with pointed tips, axils usually closed. Branching at a wide angle. White surface of the pdetia is covered with green islets of algae. Brown apothecia are rare, frequent pycnidia.
Found on short calcareous grassland on cliff tops and dunes. Irish distribution is frequently coastal. K+ yellow, usually P+ red
Cladonia rangiformis. BLS Burren meeting, April 2009