Lichen: Cladonia portentosa, reindeer lichen | Nature Notes

I find lichen identification extremely difficult and if anyone has any tips I would love to hear them. However, there is one lichen I think anyone can identify. All you have to do is walk out on to one the Dorset heaths and look amongst the heather and in no time at all you will find 'reindeer lichen', Cladonia portentosa. It is a very common species in heathery habitats



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Lichen: Cladonia portentosa, reindeer lichen | Nature Notes

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