Usnea substerilis

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Taxonavigation: Lecanorales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Lecanoromycetes
Subclassis: Lecanoromycetidae
Ordo: Lecanorales

Familia: Parmeliaceae
Subfamilia: Parmelioideae
Genus: Usnea
Species: Usnea substerilis


Usnea substerilis Motyka, 1930

Substratum: On bark (mainly Quercus spp., Pseudotsuga spp., Pinus spp., Abies spp.) mainly in montane forests.   (Source: Clerc, 2007)



  • Motyka, Wydaw. Muz. Slask. Katowicach. Dzial III. 3: 24 (1930).  (Source: Clerc, 2007)
  • Motyka, J. (1930) Materialy do flory porostów Slaska (Matériaux pour la connaissance des lichens de Silésie). Wydawncitwa Muzeum Söaskiego w Katowicach 3: 28 pp.   (Mattick Rec.# 28697 - Mattick's Index on Lichens)
  • Clerc, P. (2007) Usnea (pp. 302-335) In: Nash III, T.H., Gries, C., and Bungartz, F. (eds.), Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, Vol. 3. Lichens Unlimited, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 567 pages.   (RLL List # 210 / Rec.# 29910 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (PDF file) (Description of U. substerilis: pp. 333-334; distribution map for the Sonoran Desert Region: p. 334)
  • Goward, T. 1999. The lichens of British Columbia - Illustrated Keys - Part 2 - Fruticose Species. Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Forests Research Program, 319 pp. (RLL List # 176 / Rec.# 6980 - Recent Literature on Lichens) Online Reference page. : (Diagram of soralia of U. substerilis: p. 252, fig. 38b)
  • Halonen, P., Clerc, P., Goward, T., Brodo, I.M. and Wulff, K. (1998) Synopsis of the genus Usnea (lichenized Ascomycetes) in British Columbia, Canada. The Bryologist 101(1): 36–60.   (RLL List # 170 / Rec.# 7545 - Recent Literature on Lichens) (PDF file) (JSTOR) (Description of U. substerilis: p. 57; black-and-white photo: p. 38, fig. 3, richly branched thallus; p. 39, fig. 12, soralia with few short isidia)
  • Thomson, J.W. (1984) Usnea (pp. 461-470). In, American Arctic Lichens: 1. The Macrolichens. Columbia University Press, New York, 504 pages. (Description of U. substerilis: pp. 470-471; illustration of the thallus, and distribution map for the Arctic: p. 470)

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English: Beard lichen