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Beard or hair fruticose lichen

Observed: 31st December 2009 By: cazharri
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
2009 Dec 31 005

Fruticose Lichen found at base of oak tree, delighted to at last find this variety of lichen.


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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

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Definitely not an Usnea

Definitely not an Usnea species but check Evernia prunastri.

If you compare your specimen with the photos of Usnea articulata shown on the link below you'll see the difference: