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Bushy Beard Lichen

Usnea strigosa

Description:

Fruticose lichen with abundant terminal apotheca.

Habitat:

Found on a dead oak branch that had fallen to the ground.

Notes:

Chlorophyta green algae are the photosynthetic symbionts.

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tomk3886
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tomk3886

Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Spotted on Jan 3, 2021
Submitted on Jan 5, 2021

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