Cladonia pocillum Cladoniaceae
Cladonia pocillum

Chemical results: P+ red, UV-

On calcareous or moderately base-rich mossy rocks, soil and mortar

Erect or +/- flat squamules with abraded margins, often forming rosettes. Podetia funnel-shaped, tapering, Exterior with coarse granules and occasionally squamules, interior granular, soredia absent. Brown apothecia. Possibly an ecotype of Cladonia pyxidata.

Can be host to Diploschistes muscorum


Cladonia pocillum


Cladonia pocillum
Cladonia pocillum
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset. February 2014

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