Observation 121509: Collema fuscovirens (With.) J.R. Laundon
When: 2012-10-03
(46.3497° 13.5722° 630m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Code: Bot_662/2012_DSC_5350

Habitat: Small pastures delimited by stone and rock walls; south oriented warm mountain slope, calcareous ground, fairly sunny and dry place, exposed to direct rain, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 630 m (2.100 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.

Substratum: Bare vertical calcareous rock (limestone or dolomite).

Place: Bovec basin, pastures east of Plajerjeva skala place, north of Bovec, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia EC

Comment: A few patches found up to 12 × 6 cm dimension in fairly humid state. Ref.:(3) states that apothecia are rarely seen with this species.

Ref.:
(1) http://nhm2.uio.no/botanisk/lav/Photo_Gallery/PG_index.html
(2) http://www.stridvall.se/lichens/gallery/Collema/BBBB3687
(3) V. Wirth, Die Flechten Baden-Wuerttembergs, Vol.1. Ulmer (1995), p 347.
(4) F.S. Dobson, Lichens, The Richmonds Publishing Ca.LTD (2005), p 154.

Nikon D700 /AF-S Nikkor 18-70mm/f3.5-4.5G ED

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