Cladonia pyxidata

Cladonia pyxidata

Observation - Cladonia pyxidata. Description: This is growing on coal slag and even out of bits of coal and not the usual woody substrate. There were many specimens to choose from. The cups looked a bit deep for most Cladonia but pyxidata looks reasonably close enough for me to go for it. The keys di

This is growing on coal slag and even out of bits of coal and not the usual woody substrate. There were many specimens to choose from. The cups looked a bit deep for most Cladonia but pyxidata looks reasonably close enough for me to go for it. The keys did not help me too much but starting with cup lichen in the search ispot and then Cladonia got me there after a while.
We are back in that slag garden again!