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Dragon Cladonia

Cladonia squamosa

Description:

Light green-blue lichen with brown apothecia growing among some moss

Habitat:

Old oak tree in an oak forest at the Econ River Wilderness Area


1 species ID suggestions

Jae
Jae 4 years ago
Dragon Cladonia
Cladonia squamosa CNALH - Cladonia squamosa

1 Comment

HayleyBoBailey
HayleyBoBailey 4 years ago

I've been reading about lichens in the genus Cladonia lately because I've found some near my house, and this sort of reminds me of the "lipstick" type lichens from that genus, pezizformis or macilenta. Maybe those aren't quite right, but it's a start?

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.60, Long: -81.16

Spotted on Jan 24, 2015
Submitted on Feb 13, 2015

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