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Reindeer lichen - Temperley's Tread

Observed: 14th July 2012 By: MilvusMilvus’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Reindeer lichen
Description:

Grey-green, much branched, foliose lichen in upland heath habitat, Durham. Photograph by Marjorie Baillie.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Not likely

Cladonia mediterranea is rare and confined to The Lizard peninsula in Cornwall. It might be the similar-looking Cladonia arbuscula (subsp. squarrosa).

Nigel