Distribution in scandinavian waters
Maximum length: 2-10 cm long branches.
Appearance: Has a grey-green or yellow-green, bush like body,
comprising of narrow and stiff, protruding or hanging branches that
originate from a common point of attachment. The fruiting structures
are contained at the points of each branch. The stalk is short and arched,
has a grey-yellow disc that is surrounded by a thin edge that is often
bent backwards and has the same colour as the body.
Environment: Grows on saltwater
splashed cliffs in the upper parts of the beach zone, but not on cliffs
that have been over fertilized by bird droppings.
Classification: Are members of the lichen group.