[Lichens of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Cup Lichens of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Cladonia

Cladoniaceae

cup lichen - Cup lichen

Several views of cup lichens, possibly Cladonia borealis or Cladonia fimbriata? Photographed on a rock outcrop along the Eagle Creek Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area................March 26, 2012. Can you verify the identity these lichens?

The following information regarding Cladonia distribution was found on the "Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria" website (http://www.pnwherbaria.org/index.php).

Reindeer Lichen: Cladina arbuscula (Synonyms: Cladonia arbuscula, Cladonia sylvatica)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia bellidiflora (Synonym: Cladonia hookeri)

Boreal Cup Lichen, Boreal Pixie-cup Lichen: Cladonia borealis

Cup Lichen: Cladonia cariosa

Cup Lichen: Cladonia carneola

Cup Lichen: Cladonia cervicornis ssp. verticillata (Synonym: Cladonia verticillata)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia chlorophaea

Cup Lichen: Cladonia coniocraea

Bighorn Cladonia, Cup Lichen: Cladonia cornuta ssp. cornuta

Deformed Cup Lichen: Cladonia deformis

Finger Cup Lichen: Cladonia digitata

Cup Lichen: Cladonia ecmocyna

Cup Lichen: Cladonia fimbriata (Synonym: Cladonia major)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia furcata (Synonym: Cladonia furcata ssp. subrangiformis)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia gracilis ssp. gracilis

Cup Lichen: Cladonia gracilis ssp. turbinata

Lipstick Cladonia, Cup Lichen: Cladonia macilenta (Synonym: Cladonia bacillaris)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia macrophyllodes

Cup Lichen: Cladonia metacorallifera

Cup Lichen: Cladonia multiformis

Cup Lichen: Cladonia ochrochlora (Synonym: Cladonia invisa)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia pleurota

Cup Lichen: Cladonia pyxidata

Greygreen Reindeer Lichen: Cladonia rangiferina (Synonyms: Cladina rangiferina ssp. grisea, Cladina rangiferina)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia rei (Synonym: Cladonia nemoxyna)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia scabriuscula (Synonym: Cladonia macroptera)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia squamosa var. squamosa (Synonym: Cladonia subsquamosa)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia subulata (Synonym: Cladonia cornutoradiata)

Sulphur Cup Lichen: Cladonia sulphurina (Synonym: Cladonia gonecha)

Transcend Cup Lichen: Cladonia transcendens

Cup Lichen: Cladonia uncialis (Synonym: Cladonia pseudostellata)

Cup Lichen: Cladonia verruculosa


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