Fruticose and filamentous lichens found in Ireland

Fruticose lichen appear tufted and shrubby and are usually erect or pendant and attached to the substrate at a single point. Filamentous lichen are soft and hair-like and some form felt-like mats comprised of very fine filaments. Please click on the images to see details and larger photographs. Glossary (opens in new window).

Bunodophoron melanocarpum Bunodophoron melanocarpum Cetraria aculeata Cetraria aculeata Cystocoleus ebeneus Cystocoleus ebeneus Ephebe lanata Ephebe lanata Evernia prunastri Lichina confinis Lichina pygmaea Polychidium dendriscum Polychidium muscicola Pycnothelia papillaria Pycnothelia papillaria Racodium rupestre Racodium rupestre Ramalina calicaris Ramalina canariensis Ramalina cuspidata Ramalina cuspidata Ramalina farinacea Ramalina fastigiata, Cartilage lichen Ramalina fastigiata, Cartilage lichen Ramalina fraxinea Ramalina lacera Ramalina siliquosa, Sea Ivory Ramalina siliquosa K+ Ramalina subfarinaceae Sphaerophorus fragilis Sphaerophorus fragilis Sphaerophorus globosus Sphaerophorus globosus Stereocaulon dactylophyllum Stereocaulon dactylophyllum Stereocaulon evolutum Stereocaulon evolutum Stereocaulon pileatum Stereocaulon vesuvianum Stereocaulon vesuvianum Teloschistes chrysophthalmus, Golden-eye lichen Teloschistes chrysophthalmus, Golden-eye lichen Teloschistes chrysophthalmus, Golden-eye lichen Usnea articulata Usnea articulata Usnea cornuta Usnea esperantiana Usnea esperantiana Usnea flammea Usnea florida Usnea florida Usnea fragilescens Usnea rubicunda Usnea rubicunda Usnea subfloridana Usnea subfloridana Usnea wasmuthii Usnea wasmuthii Biatoropsis usnearum Xanthoria candelaria

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Crustose, Placodioid, Leprose       Squamulose           Foliose        Cladonia    Fruticose, Filamentous    Lichenicolous
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