Observation 51851: Cladonia cristatella Tuck.
When: 2010-09-01
(45.808162° -77.138443° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: With other lichens in Zone 20.

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Thanks.
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-09-06 14:09:53 CDT (-0500)
I’d guess Cladonia chlorophaea group
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-09-06 12:37:00 CDT (-0500)
Any idea what the cupped ones are?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-09-05 11:46:52 CDT (-0500)
Two species, I think
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-09-04 16:41:29 CDT (-0500)

I was confused for a minute, too, but the cups in the bottom photo have brown apothecia, so I think they belong to a different species. The red apothecia do not seem to ever be cupped. (Otherwise C. coccifera and C. borealis would definitely be good candidates, too.)

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