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Stranded lichen

Observed: 21st September 2013 By: retreevalretreeval’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensretreeval’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
stranded lichen
section from above photo

long stranded lichen on old Alder tree in mountain woodland. some strands were over 300mm long


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

    Likely ID
    Usnea dasypoga
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Usnea dasypoga interacts


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The original photo was of

The original photo was of Higher resolution, so have blown up a section most in focus and will try and upload it