Species: Leptogium lichenoides
Photos: On hazel. The Burren, W Ireland.
BLS Burren meeting 2009
Dark brown or grey-brown thallus, dense lobes with numerous cylindrical digitate projections on margins. Lower surface strongly ridged. Rarely fertile, apothecia red-brown with isidiate margins.
Occurs among moss on trees, rocks and damp soil in old woodland. Chemical reactions negative
Similar: L. gelatinosum, occurs on more calcareous substrates.
L. pulvinatum, flattened marginal projections.
Photo above: Leptogium lichenoides. Glengarriff, Co. Cork. May 2009