Observation 13436: Cladonia scabriuscula (Delise) Nyl.
When: 2008-11-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Identifying feature for this Cladonia has got to be the tiny red and black dots at the tips of podentia. Look closely! Both colors are present, although black seems to be slightly more common to me. I took a collection of this for future reference, since the podentia were so striking.

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Eyes3
Used references: keys for Ways again: looks like the scales on the stem are primarily on one side — if not then this is probably C. furcata again.

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I think you’re right, Jason.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-11-03 01:43:36 CST (-0500)

Most of the scales are on the “inner” side of the fronds, versus the outer side. I didn’t notice that part before.

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