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This variety is most probably a chemotype of C. squamosa, that is, it is chemically different but taxonomically identical. It differs from C. squamosa (described elsewhere) in its thicker stalks (podetia) entirely clothed in peeling squamules. A dab of K (Potassium hydroxide) turns them yellow. In C. squamosa this and all other reactions are negative.
Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini
|Simms, M. J., (2016). Cladonia squamosa var. subsquamosa (Nyl. ex Leight.) Vain.. [In] LichenIreland. |
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=18406 Accessed on 2016-05-05.