Usnea florida

Usnea florida

Observation - Usnea florida. Description: An odd looking lichen. The photograph shows the ascocarp which is held aloft on a thin stalk and surrounded by rays of threads. Looks very otherworldly. This specimen was growing on the branches of a Hawthorn tree.

An odd looking lichen. The photograph shows the ascocarp which is held aloft on a thin stalk and surrounded by rays of threads. Looks very otherworldly. This specimen was growing on the branches of a Hawthorn tree.