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Fungi: Ascomycota: Lecanoromycetes: Lecanorales: Parmeliaceae: Usnea trichodea Ach.

Usnea trichodea – Bony Beard Lichen

Common names: Bony Beard Lichen, deadman's beard.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Usnea trichodea, commonly known as bony beard lichen, is a pale straw-colored fruticose lichen with a pendant growth form. It grows on trees and is native to eastern North America.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Bony beard lichen (<B>Usnea trichodea</B>) together with similarly looking Spanish moss (plant) Tillandsia usnoides in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-18.htm">December 18, 2018</A>
LinkBony beard lichen (Usnea trichodea) together with similarly looking Spanish moss (plant) Tillandsia usnoides in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 18, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Bony beard lichen (<B>Usnea trichodea</B>) knocked down from a tree after a windy day in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-13.htm">January 13, 2020</A>
LinkBony beard lichen (Usnea trichodea) knocked down from a tree after a windy day in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 13, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Pendant clump of bony beard lichen (<B>Usnea trichodea</B>) knocked down from a tree after a windy day in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-13.htm">January 13, 2020</A>
LinkPendant clump of bony beard lichen (Usnea trichodea) knocked down from a tree after a windy day in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 13, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA

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