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Cladonia pleurota (Flörke) Schaerer

5 photos.
A squamulose-fruticose lichen known as the "red-fruited pixie-cup".


1.  May 29, 2008.  C. pleurota with several other lichens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2.  June 16, 2008.  Top view of several
podetia wiith red apothecia.



3.  June 16, 2008.  Good profile view of a
podetium with red apothecia.



4.  June 9, 2010.  Close-up of podieta
with apothecia.



5.  May 25, 2007.  Topview of a cluster.

Photo 1 taken along Upper Bottom
Dollar Road.
65°  25.5' N,   144°  49.4' W
Elev. 2000 ft.

Photos 2 and 3 taken 1.5 miles northwest
of Portage Summit.
65° 26' N, 144° 48' W
Elev. 2600 ft.

Photo 4 taken on the left-limit
hillside above Mastodon Creek
opposite Forty-two Gulch.
65° 26.9" N, 145° 20.1" W.
Elev. approx 3800 ft.

Phto 5 taken at the gravel pit near
6.5 mile Circle Hot Springs Road
65°  28.94' N,  144° 40.66' W
Elev. 850 ft.