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This type of lichen covered many of the trees at the beginning of the trail (all of the trail we hiked along) in Packwood forest. The lichen grew on a variety of trees, but more heavily on the alders.

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Here's the taxon page: http://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/126626-Alectoria-sarmentosa

However, I suspect this is actually Usnea give the sort of "hair string" look.

Posted by kueda over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Hmmm maybe it is, I'm not sure, but I'm not seeing the central cord in this one?

Posted by chimeravo over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Witch's Hair - Photo (c) Richard Droker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
chimeravo's ID: Witch's Hair (Alectoria sarmentosa)
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Witch's Hair - Photo (c) Richard Droker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
chimeravo's ID: Witch's Hair (Alectoria sarmentosa)
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