Usnea hirta (L.) F.H. Wigg.
Usnea variolosa Mot.
Bristly beard lichen
|Kingdom||Fungi||Mushrooms, lichens, gel fungi, yeasts, and molds; also called eukaryotes|
|Subdivision||Pezizomycotina||Sac fungi with filaments|
|Order||Lecanorales||Mostly lichen-forming fungi|
|Family||Parmeliaceae||Includes many common lichens such as Xanthoparamelia, Usnea, Parmotrema, and Hypotrachyna|
Ushnah, “lichen,” which was translated to Latin by Ebubekir Muhammed bin Zekeriya Razi|
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Usnea hirta description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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8/22/2020 · Kettle Hole Bog, Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jefferson, Maine
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm) ID is uncertain