Lipstick Cladonia Cladonia macilenta
Lipstick Cladonia Cladonia macilenta
Lipstick Cladonia Cladonia macilenta
Lipstick Cladonia Cladonia macilenta
Lipstick Cladonia Cladonia macilenta
Lipstick Cladonia Cladonia macilenta

Lipstick Cladonia Cladonia macilenta

On one of our first walks of 2008, we found these Lipstick Cladonia with fruiting bodies on a stump alongside the Olympic Discovery Trail in Sequim, WA. The stump sat on a north-facing slope. (6) Though there are many stumps along that trail, we didn’t see any other specimens of this species.

I brought a small specimen home and photographed it with a dissecting microscope. (5)