Old Man's Beard Lichen


a Old Man's Beard lichen, possibly Usnea, among many lichens on a tree branch, Kenya. Photo © by Michael Plagens

Observed in scrub habitat on a tree branch. Mweiga, Nyeri County, Kenya, Dec 2015.

This lichen is attached to a tree branch where many other types of lichen were crowding for available space.

Parmeliaceae -- a family of Lichenized Fungi

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Kenya Natural History

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