Observation 34208: Usnea subscabrosa Nyl. ex Mot.
When: 2010-02-20
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Location: 35°12’45.15"N 85°53’47.26"W el. 586 m, Sewanee-St.Andrew’s Trail.

Substrate and habitat: Growing on the somewhat decayed bole of a leaning but still standing hardwood, in oak-hickory woodland on the western rim of the Cumberland Plateau.

Chemistry:
branch: C-, K-, KC+ weakly yellow, Pd+ bright yellow-orange (where cracks and broken isidiomorphs expose medulla)

References:
Lendemer, 2004, Lichens of eastern North America Exisiccati. Fascicle II, nos. 51-100. Opuscula Philolichenum 1(2004): 25-40. Discussion of Usnea pensylvanica.

CNALH images and locality map, and a larger, interactive locality map.

Voucher specimen:
United States, Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, Sewanee-St.Andrew’s Trail. 20 Feb 2010. Chris Parrish 0055, det. James C. Lendemer (NY).

Common name: beard lichen

Species Lists

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79721
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79733
isidiomorphs, 50x
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isidiomorphs, 50x
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isidiomorphs, 63x
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isidiomorphs, 80x
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soralia, crack, 32x
79742
spines, 32x
79743
tapered branch tip, 20x

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Used references: MO Observation #20521
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Used references: Voucher specimen identified by James C. Lendemer (NY)

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