Observation 50080: Cladonia ecmocyna subsp. ecmocyna
When: 2010-07-23
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Location: 50°41’19.46"N, 115° 7’57.91"W, el. 1672m

Identification: Cladonia with brown apothecia and non-sorediate, stalk-like podetia with squamules and definite cups (which takes us to the 5th of 7 Cladonia keys in McCune and Geiser). Possibilities include Cladonia ecmocyna (cortex K+ clear yellow) and Cladonia gracilis (cortex K-) (McCune and Geiser, 2009, p.86)

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I’d lean toward Cladonia ecmocyna
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-08-10 14:26:08 CDT (-0400)

In my limited experience C. gracilis has at least some large apothecia.

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