Cladonia asahinae

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Cladonia asahinae
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Cladoniaceae
Genus: Cladonia
Species: C. asahinae
Binomial name
Cladonia asahinae
J.W.Thompson (1967)[1]

Cladonia asahinae (commonly known as the pixie cup lichen) is a species of lichen in the family Cladoniaceae.[2] It grows on moss, particularly Chorisodontium aciphyllum, Polytrichum strictum, and Andreaea species. C. asahinae occurs in Europe, North America, and the southernmost part of South America. It also grows in the Antarctic.

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  1. ^ Thompson JW. (1976). "Cladonia asahinae sp. nov. from western North America". Journal of Japanese Botany. 51: 360–4. 
  2. ^ Brodo IM, Duran S, Sharnoff S (2001). Lichens of North America. Yale University. p. 238. ISBN 978-0-300-08249-4. 

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