Observation 13072: Cladonia cristatella Tuck.

When: 2008-10-24

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

These little lichens were growing from a lump of coal in an abandoned strip mine.

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Recognized by sight
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Used references: Brodo: keys out clearly: “this is the only northeastern red-fruited cladonia entirely without soredia or granules”. Cool place to find one!

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Thank you Jason!
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2008-10-24 21:28:03 PDT (-0700)

please tell me about the red fruits, are they just fungal fruit, or both fungal and algal fruit?

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