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Cladonia kanewskii Oksner
Family: Cladoniaceae
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Stephen Sharnoff  
Ecology: Terricolous; growing sun-exposed; substrate non-calciferous (mainly on exposed bluffs and outcrops). Thallus: Branches densely aggregated. Primary Thallus: Evanescent. Secondary Thallus: Present, of indeterminate growth; stipe 10-70 mm high, 1.5-7 mm wide, lime green (pale (104)), tainted brown (or greyish red-brown, with tiny colourless crystals forming on older specimens), corticate. Upper Surface: Smooth (to irregular and bumpy). Reproduction Strategy: Only known as sterile, asexually reproducing form. Secondary Metabolites: Hypothamnolic acid and usnic acid (and 3 triterpenes), of the following substance class(es): ß-orcinol depsides and (higher) aliphatic acids (one, unidentified). Spot Tests: Upper surface: K – (negative), C –, + deep yellow, or + orange, PD –.
Cladonia kanewskii image
Lucy Taylor  
Cladonia kanewskii image
Stephen Sharnoff  
Cladonia kanewskii image
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Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image
Cladonia kanewskii image