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Cladonia

Observed: 20th November 2011 By: Marfie
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Description:

Baildon Moor on a very damp foggy November morning. In amongst grass and some heather.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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I agree with this observation

I agree with this observation of Cladonia (cup lichen). It is a genus of moss-like lichens in the family Cladoniaceae. They are the primary food source for reindeer and caribou.