Cladonia asahinae

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

Cladonia asahinae, the pixie cup lichen or Asahina's cup lichen,[2] is a species of cup lichen in the Cladoniaceae family.[3] 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.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Thompson JW. (1976). "Cladonia asahinae sp. nov. from western North America". Journal of Japanese Botany. 51: 360–4.
  2. ^ "Standardized Common Names for Wild Species in Canada". National General Status Working Group. 2020.
  3. ^ Brodo IM, Duran S, Sharnoff S (2001). Lichens of North America. Yale University. p. 238. ISBN 978-0-300-08249-4.