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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 2 years 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 2 years ago
  3. Lovely pic, Lisa and welcome to JungleDragon.
    Thanks for joining me here :)
    Posted 2 years ago
    1. I'm glad to see you here, Albert! Posted 2 years 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