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Cladonia ciliata var. ciliata  Stirton

Synonyms:

Cladonia leucophaea  Abbayes

Cladonia ciliata var. tenuis ss. auct. brit.

Cladina ciliata (Stirt.) Trass

Cladonia tenuis var. leucophaea (Abbayes) Ahti




Family: CLADONIACEAE

Habitat: Ubiquitous

Description

    Primary thallus granular and hardly visible. Podetia smooth, forming small bushes, to 10 cm tall, clustured in cushions, richly branched, with short lateral branches, 1-2 mm diam., emerging from stem, extreme branch tips curled down and pointed in the same direction, tips dichotomously divided, grey-greenish, grey-ash but grey-blue toward the tips and finally tips brown. Apothecia rare, small, brown. Photobiont : trebouxioide.

_ Cladonia ciliata Stirt. var. ciliata  (= Cladonia leucophaea Abbayes) without green tinge, lateral branches grey-whitish with  tips brown-purple, turning brown when sunny. C-, K-, KC-, Pd+ red. This subsp. is very rare.

_ Cladonia ciliata Stirt. var. tenuis (Flörke) Ahti, branches grey-green, grey-yellow, yellowish, do not turn brown  when exposed to sun. C-, K-, KC+ yellow, Pd+ red. This subsp. is rather common and sometimes difficult to distinguish from Cladonia portentosa or Cladonia arbuscula without chemical spot tests.*







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