'String of sausages' lichen

'String of sausages' lichen

Observation - 'String of sausages' lichen - UK and Ireland. Description: Grey-green fruticose lichen growing on lower branch of deciduous tree. Constrictions in thicker branches of lichen give ‘string of sausages’ appearance (e.g. on right side picture i, enlarged area in picture ii). Possibly Usnea articulata.

Grey-green fruticose lichen growing on lower branch of deciduous tree. Constrictions in thicker branches of lichen give ‘string of sausages’ appearance (e.g. on right side picture i, enlarged area in picture ii). Possibly Usnea articulata.