Cladonia coniocraea

Cladonia coniocraea

Observation - Cladonia coniocraea - UK and Ireland. Description: Lichen growing on old alder tree on east facing side of a main branch. Tree near a stream. Leafy type of lichen with fruiting bodies. Lime green colour for all parts of lichen apart from top of fruiting body which is cup shaped with a brown ring towards

Lichen growing on old alder tree on east facing side of a main branch. Tree near a stream. Leafy type of lichen with fruiting bodies. Lime green colour for all parts of lichen apart from top of fruiting body which is cup shaped with a brown ring towards the outer rim. Fruiting bodies about 0.5 cm - 1 cm in height. Growing amongst moss.