Cladonia cristatella

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DomainEukaryota • RegnumFungi • PhylumAscomycota • SubphylumPezizomycotina • ClassisLecanoromycetes • SubclassisLecanoromycetidae • OrdoLecanorales • FamiliaCladoniaceae • GenusCladonia • Species: Cladonia cristatella Tuck. 1858
 Vernacular names
  • EnglishBritish soldier lichen

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Different morphotypes[edit]

Photos of some of the various morphotypes of Cladonia cristatella, photographed at Soldiers Delight in Maryland, USA. Main page at Cladonia cristatella morphotypes.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with a cluster of small scarlet apothecia on very reduced podetia. The apothecia are among the primary squamules.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with a cluster of small scarlet apothecia on very short podetia.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with fairly short podetia terminating with clusters of small red apothecia.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with podetia of variest heights bearing clusters of small red apothecia.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with well developed podetia and several apothecia of the typical form for C. cristatella.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with well developed podetia covered with a mass of small squamules.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with covered with a mass of small squamules; the apothecia are more or less of the typical type.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with much branched podetium with apothecia of the typical type.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with typical scarlet apothecium for C. cristatella and clusters of small scarlet apothecia on the same podetium.

A morphotype of Cladonia cristatella with branches of a podetium topped with clusters of small red apothecia.