Irish lichens

Cladonia uncialis subsp biuncialis
Order: Lecanorales       Family: Cladoniaceae

Species: Cladonia uncialis subsp. biuncialis

Basal squamules absent, thallus fruticose.
Photos: Among moss on acidic, upland rock. Ballingeary, Co. Cork

Smooth white to pale yellowish-green podetia with sparse irregular branching and open axils. Hollow, swollen, very brittle when dry. Tips are purplish-brown, usually dichotomously forked.

Common on peat bogs and open acidic heaths.
KC+ yellowish, P-, UV+ white


Cladonia uncialis subsp biuncialis


Cladonia uncialis subsp biuncialis


Cladonia uncialis subsp biuncialis
Cladonia uncialis subsp. biuncialis

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