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Methuselah's Beard

Usnea longissima

Description:

Some lichen draped branches on a ridge line.

Habitat:

Mixed Woods

1 Species ID Suggestions

Methuselah's beard
Usnea longissima


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3 Comments

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 7 years ago

I am confident with shebe's ID, it is definitely a lichen of the Usnea genus.

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 7 years ago

Probably not the best picture Jerry, but was hanging over a gorge so could not get closer, at that elevation certain spanish moss would be impossible.

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 7 years ago

Thank you shebe, love the common name :)

chesterbperry
Spotted by
chesterbperry

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Dec 28, 2012
Submitted on Dec 29, 2012

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