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Cladoniaceae (Lichen) with Attributes

Synonyms: Cladeniaceae; Cladiaceae; Ramaleaceae; Sphaerophoropsidaceae

Wikipedia Abstract

The Cladoniaceae are a family of lichenized fungi in the order Lecanorales. The reindeer moss and cup lichens (Cladonia) belong to this family. The latter genus, which comprises about 400 species, forms a major part of the diet of large mammals in taiga and tundra ecosystems.
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Cladonia (cup lichen) (55)
Pilophorus (nail lichen) (3)

(...) = Species count

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0