Curled Snow Lichen

Flavocetraria cucullata

Flavocetraria cucullata, the Curled snow lichen, is a species in the family Parmeliaceae, found across North America and Eurasia
Curled Snow Lichen (Flavocetraria cucullata) Lake Myvatn, Iceland. Sep 26th, 2019 Curled Snow Lichen,Fall,Flavocetraria cucullata,Geotagged,Iceland

Appearance

Thallus: fruticose (fruticous), shrub-like, beard-like [th] upper surface: yellow(ish) green | green(ish) white | yellow(ish) white (ivory, off-white, cream-coloured) [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent [th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: rugose, plicate, folded, pustulate, faveolate, wrinkled ascomata: absent

Habitat

Substrate: soil, clay, humus, turf, detritus, dead leaves.

References:

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https://lichenportal.org/cnalh/taxa/index.php?taxon=54385&clid=1023
Taxonomy
KingdomFungi
DivisionAscomycota
ClassLecanoromycetes
OrderLecanorales
FamilyParmeliaceae
GenusFlavocetraria
SpeciesFlavocetraria cucullata
Photographed in
Iceland