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Usnea floridana

Observed: 11th January 2010 By: apm299
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Usnea subfloridana 1
Usnea subfloridana 2

Fruticose lichen, Usnea floridana, clinging to a tree.


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

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The link below shows

The link below shows photographs of Usnea subfloridana so you can see the difference in appearance:

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Ramalina farinacea

Thanks. I can see the black at the base of the Usnea floridana is more pronounced than I imagined. While photographs taken in the field are useful, I am learning that they do not always provide you with all the relative information and angles required to make a confident and accurate identification. Of course, experience helps as well.
Thanks again,