Observation 51851: Cladonia cristatella Tuck.

When: 2010-09-01

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

45.808162° -77.138443°

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

With other lichens in Zone 20.

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By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-09-06 12:09:53 PDT (-0700)
I’d guess Cladonia chlorophaea group
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-09-06 10:37:00 PDT (-0700)
Any idea what the cupped ones are?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-09-05 09:46:52 PDT (-0700)
Two species, I think
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-09-04 14:41:29 PDT (-0700)

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.)

Created: 2010-09-01 20:22:42 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2010-09-04 14:39:28 PDT (-0700)
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