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Strigose/Bushy Beard Lichen

Usnea strigosa


Erect, shrubby, green lichen, ca 2 cm tall with multiple branches. Branches ridged, cylindrical. Apothecia: numerous, up to 8 mm in diam., terminal or near terminal with disks appearing lighter than the branches.


Growing on a deciduous tree branch that had fallen in a recent storm.

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Winder, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Mar 12, 2015
Submitted on Feb 26, 2017

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