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Pixie Cup Lichen

Cladonia asahinae

Description:

An awesome growth of pixie cup lichen found in moist woodland during a hike. This is actually a two in one spotting. Pixie cup lichen grows on moss of certain species. This specimen is growing on Polytrichum strictum. I really like these lichens because they look like something out of a fae garden.

Habitat:

Occurs in Europe, North America, down into South America and even in the Antarctic.

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The GeoDex
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The GeoDex

Independence, Kansas, United States

Spotted on Jul 13, 2020
Submitted on Jul 13, 2020

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