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Lipstick Cladonia

Cladonia macilenta

Description:

Upright club lichen; pale greyish, covered in soredia; often bearing bright-red fruiting bodies.

Habitat:

Conifer bark, decaying wood.

Notes:

Cladonia is Greek for 'club-like'. Macilenta is Latin for 'thin' or 'lean'.

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4 Comments

AngelChandler
AngelChandler 7 years ago

Thank you!

(I changed it to fungi, silly me)

Seema
Seema 7 years ago

ChunXingWong is correct...:)

Seema
Seema 7 years ago

lovely

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 7 years ago

Nice lichen you have spotted here.
Shouldn't it's category be "fungi" ?

AngelChandler
Spotted by
AngelChandler

Washington, USA

Spotted on Mar 28, 2013
Submitted on Mar 28, 2013

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