Observation 59375: Cladonia portentosa subsp. pacifica (Ahti) Ahti
When: 2010-11-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Since I have no real experience with Lichens, I’m making this ID very tentative and based on a web source that looked like it and was growing in the same general area.
There were several bunches of these growing on the ground in a small pygmy forest of pines.

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entirely possible
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-11-21 10:01:52 PST (-0800)

Hard to tell with these things without chemistry. I think portentosa is the one with UV+ white? I know it also has “tufted” tomentum on the branch tips, but that’s hard to see in a photo.

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