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  • Cladonia scabriuscula (Delise) Nyl.
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Cladonia scabriuscula
© Mike Simms
Cladonia scabriuscula
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Resembles C. furcata (described elsewhere) but is less tufted, more slender, and has paler green, peeling stems (podetia). The tips of the stems must be closely observed for these have a tendency to become coarse with soredia. Peaty moorlands and mountains. Local, throughout Ireland.

Key characteristics

  • The slender, pale green, peeling stems, with tips becoming coarsely sorediate should distinguish it
  • Not a sward former like C. furcata, often occurring as a few stems only; local in distribution.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Cladonia scabriuscula (Delise) Nyl.. [In] LichenIreland.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=39616 Accessed on 2017-12-15.