Usnea cavernosa Tuck.
Pitted beard lichen, cavern 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 cavernosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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4/3/2010 · Owl’s Head Lighthouse, Owl’s Head, ME
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m) ID is uncertain