Cladonia floerkeana (Devils matchstick)
Species: Cladonia floerkeana
Common name: Devils matchstick, British soldier.
Cladoniaceae is a common and large family with over 70 species known in this country.
Cladonia floerkeana is a small (20 mm) but bright red colored cup lichen and is usually found on logs, tree stumps and along road side cuttings and on disturbed ground.