Observation 102714: Cladonia furcata

When: 2012-07-21

Collection location: Loyalsock Trail, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Brown tips. Branches are hollow. Axils are open. Some squamules on branches.

Last photo shows black dots on branches… maybe due to an insect?

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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-07-25 13:45:29 EDT (-0400)

The New England flora also mentions C. wainioi; it says it differs from C. furcata in (usually) lacking squamules on the branches, lacking its cortex in older parts of the thallus, and it is K+ yellow instead of K+ dingy brownish (atranorin instead of fumarprotocetraric acid).

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