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.

Determiner: 
Christine Johnson

References: 
Smith et al. editors (2009) The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland
Dobson (2018) Lichens: an Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species
Thell & Moberg, editors (2011) Nordic Lichen Flora, Volume 4: Parmeliaceae

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