Species: Cladonia pocillum
Photos: Ardnagashel, Co.Cork, SW Ireland.
Identified (from photograph) by Alan Silverside
Erect or +/- flat squamules with abraded margins, often forming rosettes. Podetia funnel-shaped, tapering, Exterior with coarse granules and occasionally squamules, interior granular, soredia absent. Brown apothecia. Often mis-identified as C. pyxidata.
Calcareous or moderately base-rich mossy rocks, soil and mortar.
P+ red, UV-