Observation 9814: Cladonia cristatella Tuck.

When: 2008-08-21

Collection location: Muddlety Creek Trail, Summersville, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

I’m always intrigued by these red-headed lichens.



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Recognized by sight
79% (1)
Recognized by sight: looks kinda like cladonia didyma… or something in the macilenta!
84% (1)
Recognized by sight: Based on the heavily squamulose podetia. If it were merely granular or powdery, then maybe C. didyma or C. floerkeana or C. incrassata or … (This is the “true” British Soldiers.)

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