Observation 55469: Ramalina thrausta (Ach.) Nyl.
When: 2010-10-13
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: on twigs in mesic mixed forest

Photos show collections of Alectoria sarmentosa and Ramalina thrausta side-by-side for comparison. Note greener coloration and smoother appearance of Alectoria; more straw-colored and “clotted” appearance of Ramalina.


close-up of branches
gnarled branch-tips
Comparison of three outwardly-similar species of beard lichens from similar habitat.

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