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Observed: June 18, 2012 @ 11:00 AM
Posted on: June 24, 2012 @ 12:39 PM (diff: 6 days)
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I think this is Reindeer lichen. Can someone confirm this? (Cladonia rangiferina) is a light-colored, fructicose lichen belonging to the Cladoniaceae family. It grows in both hot and cold climates in well-drained, open environments. Found primarily in areas of alpine tundra, it is extremely cold-hardy.

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By NL Explorer on 7/10/2013 9:38:39 PM

I am by no means a lichen expert (like Mac Pitcher), but this does look similar to Cladonia rangiferina here... http://www.nlnature.com/Newfoundland-Canada-Nature/1027.aspx

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