Observation 13015: Usnea Dill. ex Adans.
When: 2008-10-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cylindrical gray-green stems (brown to near black at base), with tiny white extensions along the stems. Looks like a blackish or dark brown core, suggesting Usnea, but the stems were relatively plump and round in cross-section.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Sphaerophorus have a somewhat different overall color and habit (it’s less loosely-branched, with a very well-defined thick whitish central stem), but the real difference is the stretchy cord in the center of Usnea.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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Created: 2008-10-23 02:17:45 COT (-0500)
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