• Cladonia borealis S. Stenroos 

There are no records for this species at present.

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This member of the Cladonia coccifera aggregate is a rare upland species of peaty soils. The Irish records emanate from west Donegal. The smooth podetia (testing KC+ yellow) lack corticate granules, but have heavily granular cups with red discs.

Key characteristics

  • Stalks smooth, vaguely cracked into corticate areoles but not granular, sorediate or squamulose
  • Tests KC+ yellow; has granular cups and red discs; peaty uplands.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Cladonia borealis S. Stenroos . [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2018-07-20.