LichenIreland
  • Cladonia borealis S. Stenroos 

There are no records for this species at present.

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.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=500029 Accessed on 2018-10-22.