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Lichen

Cladonia spp.

Description:

Found growing next to some peg lichen

Habitat:

Riparian-Conasauga river


No species ID suggestions

2 Comments

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 6 years ago

I am leaning to C.coniocraea, I may just have to settle for ID to genus, what do you think?

QWMom
QWMom 6 years ago

It's one of the many, many Cladonias :)
Here's a great site if you want to take a shot at narrowing it down!

http://lichens.digitalmycology.com/macro...

Because it's so tall and leggy I'd say Cladonia cornuta is a good candidate!

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 34.99, Long: -84.65

Spotted on Mar 16, 2013
Submitted on Apr 3, 2013

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