Daphne Stone will be teaching about the genus Cladonia at Siskiyou Field Institute, 11-12 April 2017. Join us in exploring the magical, diverse and complex genus Cladonia, sometimes known as the pixie lichens. We will discuss the vocabulary of this genus, learn how to use the Cladonia key in McCune & Geiser, and try
to identify collections found on local field trips. We’ll then test specimens with chemical spot tests and learn how to interpret the results. Class will emphasize common species in all their diverse forms; a slow pace of learning will be encouraged. Students will have time to enhance their Cladonia studies with drawing
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