Category: Fungi & Lichens

Cyathus striatus, 15 July 2013

Cyathus striatus, the Fluted bird’s nest fungus; Lower coastal plain of Georgia (15 July 2013). The Fluted bird’s nest fungus, Cyathus striatus, is a small, diminutive, and modest species of fungi. Though most commonly seen in woodland habitats, they are also known to take…

Cladonia evansii, 02 March 2018

Cladonia evansii, the Powder puff deer lichen; Volusia county, Florida (02 March 2018). iPhone X photos. Following up from our previous post, here’s the second type of Cladonia lichen I often find in the somewhat sandy stretches of inland Volusia county. This is the…

Cladonia subtenuis, 02 March 2018

Cladonia subtenuis, the Dixie reindeer lichen; Volusia county, Florida (02 March 2018). iPhone X snapshots. The moss-like, plantish bundle of veiny green goodness you see here is actually a lichen — more specifically Cladonia subtenuis, the Dixie reindeer lichen. This is one of two…