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There were at least 3 specimens and not side by side.
All the other hypotheses seem a bit strange.
Seems unlikely you’d find three identical tufts, though! Definitely consider Roccella. Maybe even Cladonia, like something vaguely like C. cornuta? There are many species of Roccella with odd fruticose forms. They are all rare and/or highly restricted in range here in southwestern North America. I’ve only ever found one location which had any (location 384). They require very strong maritime presence.