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Look for this ‘beard’ lichen on coniferous trees and wooden fence posts in high-rainfall areas. The pale green to yellow-green colour, straggling habit with numerous short branches projecting from the main branches which are packed with isidia, gives it a distinctive fish-bone appearance. Where it occurs, it can become local abundant. Upland areas in Ireland, but currently absent from the south.
Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini
|Simms, M. J., (2016). Usnea filipendula Stirt.. [In] LichenIreland. |
http://www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland/species.asp?item=19138 Accessed on 2017-03-27.