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Usnea spp.


 
KingdomFungiMushrooms, lichens, gel fungi, yeasts, and molds; also called eukaryotes
DivisionAscomycotaSac fungi
SubdivisionPezizomycotinaSac fungi with filaments
ClassLecanoromycetes“Lichenized” fungi
OrderLecanoralesMostly lichen-forming fungi
SuborderLecanorineaeLichens
FamilyParmeliaceaeIncludes many common lichens such as Xanthoparamelia, Usnea, Parmotrema, and Hypotrachyna
GenusUsneaFrom Arabic Ushnah, “lichen,” which was translated to Latin by Ebubekir Muhammed bin Zekeriya Razi

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Usnea spp. description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Usnea spp.

12/11/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 4 × 3½" (10 × 9.2 cm) ID is uncertain

Usnea spp.

12/11/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 4½ × 3" (11 × 7.9 cm) ID is uncertain

Usnea spp.

12/11/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 4 × 3" (10 × 7.9 cm) ID is uncertain

Usnea spp.

12/11/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 4½ × 3" (11 × 7.9 cm) ID is uncertain

Usnea spp.

12/11/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 5 × 3½" (13 × 9.2 cm) ID is uncertain

Usnea spp.

12/11/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 4 × 3½" (10 × 8.8 cm) ID is uncertain