Observation 20447: Usnea endochrysea Stirton
When: 2009-04-05
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Location: 35°12’38.36"N, 85°54’0.40"W, el. 587 m, Beckwith’s Point Trail.

Substrate and habitat: Growing on the bark of a forest tree in oak-dominated eastern deciduous woodland at the western rim of the Cumberland Plateau.

References:
Sharnoff’s Usnea strigosa gallery
CNALH images and locality map, and a larger, interactive locality map. You may have to click a few times to see the larger map.

Voucher specimen: Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Beckwith’s Point Trail, 05 Apr 2009, Chris Parrish 0036, det. Gary Perlmutter (NCU)

Common name: bushy beard lichen

Species Lists

Images

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Beckwith’s Point Trail, 05 Apr 2009
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Beckwith’s Point Trail, 05 Apr 2009
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Beckwith’s Point Trail, 05 Apr 2009
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Beckwith’s Point Trail, 05 Apr 2009
41730
Beckwith’s Point Trail, 05 Apr 2009
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Beckwith’s Point Trail, 05 Apr 2009
41840
apothecia, 10x
41841
apothecium, 12.5x
41842
apothecium, 16x
41843
apothecium, 16x
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apothecium, 16x
41845
apothecium, 16x
41846
apothecium, 20x
41847
apothecium, 20x
41848
apothecium, 50x
41849
branch, 25x
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branch, 25x
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branch, 32x
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branch constriction, 50x
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branch constriction, 20x

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, Sharnoff, pp.724-725
85% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: By comparison with MO Observation 34206. These are some of the same lichens growing on the same tree.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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