Observation 66490: Cladonia norvegica Tønsberg & Holien

When: 2011-03-26

Collection location: Angel Fire, New Mexico, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

On conifer log. The antler-like branching is supposedly common for C. subulata.

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Recognized by sight: podetia finely sorediate to corticate near base
Based on chemical features: K~, C-, KC+y weak and slow but distinct, P-, UV+ yellowish-whitish weak but distinct

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Far too short for C. subulata
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2016-02-05 01:53:16 CET (+0100)

And I’d originally noted a dingy K reaction a few years ago, concluding presence of fumarprotocetraric acid, but the negative P test (repeated three times!) forced me to consider alternatives.

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