Fungi Outer Hebrides

Family: Parmeliaceae

Usnea flammea Stirt.

Type: Fruticose

More commonly found on rock faces in coastal locations. The finer branches are often wiry and can produce a tassel effect as then end at the same length.

Smith, C.W. et al. editors (2009) The Lichens of Great Britain and Irelandd
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Thell & Moberg, editors (2011) Nordic Lichen Flora, Volume 4: Parmeliaceae