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Observation 13346: Cladonia P. Browne

When: 2008-11-01

Collection location: Cape Lookout State Park, Tillamook Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Another tiny Cladonia growing in the bark of a Lodgepole pine near the entrance to Cape Lookout State Park. Lichen mostly tiny irregular cup-shaped gray-green crust, rarely over 1mm off the bark. Only noticed this one fruiting structure, about .5cm tall, with a cup-shaped tip that was somewhat brownish inside.


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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2008-11-02 10:10:17 PST (-0800)

The tiny distinct squamules and the one tall cup are the Cladonia, but it’s surrounded by what looks like P. stenophylla, the leafier, greenish-on-top and brownish-below stuff in photos 3 and 4.