Cladonia coccifera by Rylee Isitt is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
May 2nd, 2012 7:52 PM PDT
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Canon EOS REBEL T2i
100mm focal length
1/160th of a second, ISO 100
Approximate EV: 11
This is a Cladonia coccifera lichen found near the Prince George area. The bright red structures are called apothecia, and function in sexual reproduction by producing spores.