[Lichens of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Cup Lichens of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Cladonia


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?

Unidentified Cup Lichens: Can you help identify these lichens?

Cup Lichen: Cladonia bellidiflora ?

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

Bighorn Cladonia, Cup Lichen: Cladonia cornuta ssp. cornuta

Cup Lichen: Cladonia fimbriata (Synonym: Cladonia major) ?

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

Cup Lichen: Cladonia macilenta (Synonym: Cladonia bacillaris)

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

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

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

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