Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Parmeliaceae

Usnea cornuta Körb.

Type: Fruticose

Found on mossy, usually broad-leaved woodland or wayside trees, more rarely siliceous rocks. A very variable, widespread occurring in two equally frequent and widespread chemical races. The shrubby habit and widely divergent branching pattern is characteristic.

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