Kōrero: Lichens

Lace lichen (2 o 2)

Lace lichen

One of the most attractive lichens in the alpine environment is the lace or coral lichen Cladia retipora (foreround), easily identified from the numerous holes in its thallus. The scarlet spore bodies in the centre of the photo belong to a Cladonia species.

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Department of Conservation
Photograph by Carol West

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Lichens - Lichens in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10995/lace-lichen (accessed 17 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007