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Red Fruiting Lichen

Observed: 14th February 2013 By: Alison GalbraithAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
     Cladonia polydactyla
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Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

synan's picture

Cladonia polydactyla...

certainly dominates the background, but I think it's C. bellidiflora in centre stage, with red apothecia, and in the foreground, just out of focus, might be C. diversa.

Cladonia spp. often grow in mixed groups.

Nigel