Cladonia chlorophaea

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Cladonia chlorophaea

Post by Steve » Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:09 pm

Found at Longshaw Estate, Peak District 3/3/16.

Identified using Frank Dobson’s book:
Colour: yellowish grey-green
Sorediate – more so at the upper part of the podetia
Podetia texture generally finely granular
No real podetia branching - just small projections
Wide cups, conical rather than wine-glass shaped
Basal squamules forming a fine mat. Small, incised, white below, some curling up
Apothecia brown, infrequent
K reagent negative
K+C reagents negative
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