growing all over sloe tree (with other lichen)
Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!
Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.
No interactions present.
Checking the holdfast (base) for blackening is a good first step in identifying Usnea species, but an expert may be able to confirm your ID from the nature of the branching.
i'm learning on a daily basis!
The first time I photographed one of these, I had to abandon trying to ID it.
Lat/Lng: 53.14345, -3.85084
OS grid ref: SH763623