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Unknown lichen discovered by Marnhull (#85)

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Observed: January 29, 2010 @ 3:00 PM
Posted on: January 29, 2010 @ 5:38 PM (diff: 0 days)
Thank you Lessa and Roman for your comments. British Soldier Lichen (Cladonia cristatella)?, plus various unidentified on Black spruce, White spruce, dead White spruce, and dead Speckled alder respectively. Fingers and pruning saw for scale.

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By Lessa on 2/1/2010 6:44:08 AM

Hi there, Thanks for more lichen pics. I've also seen Cladonia cristatella called "pixie cups" as a common name.

By Lessa on 2/1/2010 7:36:15 AM

Lichens in these photos appear to be Parmelia (squarrosa?) with Loxospora (ochrophaea?) and a hint of what is likely Lopadium disciforme.

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