Order: Lecanorales Family: Cladoniaceae
Species: Cladonia squamosa subsp. subsquamosa
Photos: Among moss on wall. Gougane Barra, Cork, SW Ireland.
Identified by John Douglass
Probably just a chemotype of Cladonia squamosa.
Often has thicker podetia and is more uniformly squamulose.
Differs chemically in having K+ yellow-orange, P+ orange reaction. (C. squamosa chemical reactions are negative.)
Cladonia squamosa subsp. subsquamosa. August 2009