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Old mans beard

Usnea sp.

Description:

Golden-yellow lichen about one inch long growing on a oak tree branch.I found this unusual because I rarely Find yellow lichen in my area.

Habitat:

I found It under a post oak tree in my yard.

1 Species ID Suggestions

drP
drP 8 years ago
Usnea lichen (old man's beard)
Usnea Usnea


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4 Comments

metreebug
metreebug 8 years ago

Thanks a lot! :^)

Ihazapughappy
Ihazapughappy 8 years ago

Cool spotting, love the green and orange colors :-)

metreebug
metreebug 8 years ago

Thanks!

drpalombella
drpalombella 8 years ago

The fruiting bodies of Usnea lichens come in a variety of colors. Lovely lichen!

metreebug
Spotted by
metreebug

Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Feb 15, 2013
Submitted on Feb 15, 2013

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