Red Fruited Cup Cladonia LichenThe Cornucopia Cladonia, Red-fruited Cup Cladonia,
Cladonia cornucopioides, (L.) Fr.
Habit and habitat.-On the earth.
Vegetative organs (thalhas).-Branching like coral cladoniceform); fruiting branches ~podetia) hollow, elongated-top-shaped, about 15 to 35 mm. tall; smooth, becoming warty.
Fruiting organs (apothecia).-Scarlet knobs on the tips of the fruiting branches.
Name.-The specific name corn ucopioities,'suggested by the podetia, is compounded of three Latin words: cornu, a horn, copia, plenty, and oid, like.