Observation 13348: Usnea Dill. ex Adans.
When: 2008-11-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Maybe more photos of Sphaeophorus glabrosus, but would appreciate confirmation. Mostly globular fronds in cross-section, with white projections on fronds. Thought this originally was a Usnea, with a dark brown to black core. But globosus seems to identify the fronds more closely.

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Definitely Usnea
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2008-11-02 13:07:18 CST (-0500)

Sphaerophorus globosus wouldn’t have the little papillae or tubercles covering the main stem. S. globosus is more cauliflower-like, Usnea is more loosely-branched like a tangled or bushy beard.

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