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The photo is only a part of the plant that was likely covered in snow at a pretty high elevation.

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Pixie cup lichens - Photo (c) Ilja Klutman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tiggrx's ID: Pixie cup lichens (Genus Cladonia)
Posted by tiggrx over 3 years ago (Flag)
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This is definitely a lichen and almost certainly in the genus Cladonia as Tiggrx suggested. This genus often forms sort of stalk structures with cups on the end of them.

Posted by kueda over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Okay, just looked it up. Thanks guys for helping.

Posted by bluehoneysugar over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by bluehoneysugar over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Pixie cup lichens - Photo (c) Ilja Klutman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Pixie cup lichens (Genus Cladonia)
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