This plant belongs to the genus Cladonia
, and somewhat resembles the reindeer lichen.
lichens and their major metabolites as possible natural antioxidant, antimicrobial and anticancer agents.
floerkeana, Cyffty Lead Mine, Snowdonia | during a British Lichen Society field meeting
Andromeda polifolia, Calluna vulgaris, Ledum palustre, Oxycoccus palustris, Polytrichum strictum, Rhynchospora alba, Vaccinium vitisidaea, Dicranella cerviculata, and Cladonia
Among the metal-loving lichens are : | Cladonia
diversa - with its red fruits and crowning wide cups it thrives on acid-rich environments.
2004, The antimicrobial activity of extract of the lichen Cladonia
foliaceaandits (-) Usnic acid, atranorin and fumarprotocetraic acid constituents.
You will see woolly hair moss, with its fringes of silvery hairs; light green Cladonia
lichens standing out from the background; short stiff sedges, dwarfed heather and bilberry.
2004) who looked at the strains of fungi and photobionts in eight species of Cladonia
in six disjoint Florida scrub sites.
A survey of the arthropods of The Broxton Rocks Nature Preserve was underway when in 1999, 756 individuals of an undescribed oribatid mite species were collected using a Berlese-funnel from an approximately 20x40cm patch containing species of Polytrichum and Sphagnum mosses; Selaginella (fern-ally); and Cladonia
Thallus branches hollow; squamules present CLADONIA
Some authors do not separate Cladonia
pocillum from the closely related C.
In 1993, Cladonia
perforata had the distinction of being the first lichen to be placed on the federal endangered species list.