Observation 193367: Cladonia chlorophaea group

When: 2014-09-19

Collection location: Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, Bethel, Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: bckarch

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Might be two different lichens but is a fruitiose lichen. The cups are about 0.5cm-1.2cm diameter and look like a yellow-green. Can get as high as 2.0cm. The surface is rugged but not overly rugged.

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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-12-20 15:31:49 CST (-0500)

The last photo (image 492429) is a different species. It has tiny branched podetia with little dark apothecia at the tips. Only the cups in the first few photos are Cladonia chlorophaea group. The uncupped pointy stalks belong to another species, too, probably C. ochrochlora.

Created: 2014-12-13 18:01:55 CST (-0500)
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