Observation 182108: Cladonia bellidiflora (Ach.) Schaerer

When: 2014-09-27

Collection location: Serra de São Mamede, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

There are multiple Cladonia spp. on the photo, which I think may include C. pyxidata and C. cervicornis. This observation refers to the one at the center-right with red apothecia.

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By: zaca
2014-10-18 13:16:00 CDT (-0400)

it occurs in Portugal. It is reported from our higher mountains (Serra da Estrela), which are not far from this place, according to the reference below.
What are the alternatives, for the bright red apothecia?

Ref.: Ana R. Burgaz, El género Cladonia en la península Ibérica. Supergrupo Cocciferae, Botanica Complutensis 33: 9-28. 2009.

Does C. bellidiflora occur so far south?
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-10-18 10:32:40 CDT (-0400)

I’m used to it being boreal. And with more conspicuous podetial squamules. But then, these aren’t very well-developed…

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