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Cladonia didyma Red-tipped, minty green lichen with some darkening of the podetia. The podetia are 10-30mm long with red caps called apothecia--which are spore-bearing structures. Growing on moss in dense, moist mixed hardwood forest. Cladonia,Cladonia didyma,Cladoniaceae,Geotagged,Summer,United States,fungi,fungus,lichen,lichens,mushroom,mushrooms,southern soldiers,southern soldiers lichen Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Cladonia didyma

Red-tipped, minty green lichen with some darkening of the podetia. The podetia are 10-30mm long with red caps called apothecia--which are spore-bearing structures. Growing on moss in dense, moist mixed hardwood forest.

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  1. Hello Lisa, welcome to JungleDragon and Happy New Year!
    Beautiful new species entry!
    Posted one year ago
  2. Thank you! Happy new year to you too! I'm still learning how to use this site, so please bear with me! So far, I really love how organized it is! Posted one year ago
  3. Lovely pic, Lisa and welcome to JungleDragon.
    Thanks for joining me here :)
    Posted one year ago
    1. I'm glad to see you here, Albert! Posted one year ago

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Cladonia didyma is a lichen belonging to Cladoniaceae family.

Similar species: Lecanorales
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jan 1, 2018. Captured Jul 29, 2017 10:54 in 221 Hopewell Dr, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/5.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm