Observation 68871: Cladonia coniocraea (Flk.) Spreng.

When: 2011-06-09

Collection location: Pend Oreille Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

48.0° 117.0°

Who: Drew Parker (mycotrope)

No specimen available



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Only other species I’d consider is C. ochrochlora
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-06-10 09:11:28 EDT (-0400)

I’m lousy at telling them apart, but this is what I’ve read:

C. coniocraea C. ochrochlora
very little corticate at bottom (0-20%) longer corticate sheath at bottom (30-50%)
soredia continuous soredia forming discrete patches near bottom
primary squamules deeply lobed, “tattered” primary squamules large and undivided
squamules often sorediate underneath squamules usually not sorediate underneath
largest stems usually < 2 mm wide largest stems usually > 2 mm wide
mostly at low elevations at all elevations
shaded forests open to somewhat shaded but humid sites
on soil, wood, tree bases, mossy rocks logs, tree bases, mossy rocks

Created: 2011-06-10 04:07:19 EDT (-0400)
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