Observation 201299: Cladonia subulata (L.) F.H. Wigg.
When: 2015-03-21
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

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Based on chemical features: on podetia: C-, K-, KC-.
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Jason, do not be modest,
By: zaca
2015-03-23 14:17:34 CST (-0600)

I still have much to learn from you, I hope!

You are very welcome!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2015-03-22 19:05:59 CST (-0600)

Pretty rare that I have anything of value to add to your observations these days!

You are right,
By: zaca
2015-03-22 19:04:57 CST (-0600)

Cladonia cornuta is either unbranched or at most two branches. Thus, C. subulata is a better option. Thanks, Jason, for your comment.

I think C. cornuta doesn’t usually branch this often
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2015-03-22 18:48:15 CST (-0600)

Have you considered C. subulata? It usually has one or two branches like this. I think the chemistry is the same (fumarprotocetraric acid only).

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