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Reindeer Lichen

Cladonia rangiferina

Description:

The color is grayish, whitish or brownish grey. C. rangiferina forms extensive mats up to 10 cm tall. It grows on humus, or on soil over rock.

Habitat:

A Pine forest floor on the Gulf Park Oak Ridge Trail. This trail is part of Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trails, Gulf State Park, Alabama The trails run along marshes, secondary sand dunes, swamps, over creeks.


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2 Comments

suzmonk
suzmonk 6 years ago

Beautiful ...

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 6 years ago

Very nice gatorfellows, consider adding to, http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/3823...

gatorfellows
Spotted by
gatorfellows

Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Lat: 30.27, Long: -87.65

Spotted on Apr 25, 2013
Submitted on May 4, 2013

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