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Cladonia macrophyllodes

Overview
PNW Range:
  West sideCommon
  East sideCommon
  Immediate coastRare
  Alpine or subalpineCommon
Habitat: Common at middle to high elevations, occasionally at low elevations, open forests to exposed grasslands and tundra.
Substrate: On soil and soil over rock.
Comments:
Synonymy: none
Cladonia macrophyllodes - Habit
Habit
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Cladonia macrophyllodes - Squamules
Squamules
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Cladonia macrophyllodes - Squamules
Squamules
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Cladonia macrophyllodes - Upper cortex
Upper cortex
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Cladonia macrophyllodes - Lower
Lower
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Habit
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Cladonia macrophyllodes - Lower
Lower
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Scale: Bar=1mm unless noted
Growth Form
Fruticose: Sometimes
Foliose: Never
Crustose: Never
Appressed Foliose: Never
Fluffy Foliose or Strappy: Never
Dangling Hair: Never
Erect Hair: Never
Appressed Hair: Never
Stalks With Squamules: Almost always
Stalks: Sometimes
Squamules: Almost always
Single Holdfast: Never
Dangling Nets: Never

Upper Surface
Upper Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Pale Gray Green: Almost always
   Pale Green: Almost always
   Olive Brown: Sometimes
   Olive Green: Almost always
Upper Surface Tomentose: Never
Upper Surface Pruinose or Scabrid: Commonly
Upper Surface with Network of Ridges: Never
Upper Surface with Pseudocyphellae: Never
   Upper Surface with Holes into Cavity: Never
Cilia on Margins: Never
Lower Surface (Foliose)
Lower Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Whitish: Almost always
   Pale Gray: Sometimes
Veined Below: Never

Interior
Inside (Medulla) Yellow or Orange: Never
Central Cord: Never
Hollow Stalks or Hollow Lobes: Almost always
Gelatinous: Never

Photobiont
Green Algae Primary Photobiont: Almost always
Cyanobacteria Primary Photobiont: Never
Internal Cephalodia: Never
External Cephalodia: Never

Chemistry
Cortex K+ Yellow: Almost always
Medulla K+ Yellow: Commonly
Sexual Reproduction
Perithecia: Never
Apothecia: Rarely
   Mazaedium: Never
Disk Color    (Dry) 
   Disk Brown or Tan: Almost always

Asexual Reproduction
Isidia: Never
Soredia: Never
Lobules: Never

Cladonia Specific
Cup forming: Sometimes
Richly Branched: Never
Stalks With Melanotic Base: Never
Branch Axils Or Cups Open: Never