Irish lichens

Cladonia ochrochlora
Order: Lecanorales       Family: Cladoniaceae

Species: Cladonia ochrochlora

Primary thallus squamulose, secondary thallus fruticose.
Photos: On rotting tree stump, Gougane Barra and on earth bank in Ballyvourney, Cork, SW Ireland. Identification needs confirming

Margins of basal squamules often slightly sorediate. Podetia are
+/- corticate at base, patchily floury-sorediate above. Small cups, abruptly widening from base. Very similar to C. coniocraea.

Found on tree stumps and peaty soils and often occurs with Cladonia coniocraea. K-, P+ red, UV-

Cladonia ochrochlora       Cladonia ochrochlora

Cladonia ochrochlora
Cladonia ochrochlora.

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