Observation 159818: Cladonia mitis Sandst.

When: 2013-07-30

Collection location: Toft Point State Natural Area, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

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The right one was identified as C.rangiferina
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-05-23 19:37:08 PDT (-0700)
I encounter this duo all the time
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-02-16 18:26:25 PST (-0800)

Usually they grow next to each other. In this case, they’re part of the same clump, so you can see difference in color. I did K and KC test and didn’t see anything on either of them. But the difference is more pronounced under the Black Light: left part is much darker than right one.

Created: 2014-02-16 10:54:21 PST (-0800)
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