Observation 73115: Cladonia P. Browne
When: 2011-08-03
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Lichen found on a dead log. Cladonia species; podetia with red spherical tips made up of cup-shaped structures.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: large squamules with sorediate podetia coming out of the center, and with corticate sheath at the base

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I bet that’s an oak catkin, not apothecia
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-08-04 21:03:05 EDT (-0400)

This species should not be fertile, and that is definitely not a normal structure for (any) Cladonia.

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