Observation 19088: Parmelia pastilifera

Syn.: Parmelina pastilifera (Harm) Hale

Dat.: Feb. 20. 2009
Lat.: 46.40446 Long.: 13.70755
Code: Bot_322/2009-6283-#174

Habitat: A group of stand alone trees in an alpine meadow close to mixed wood-side, flat ground, air humidity medium to high, partly protected from direct rain, in shadow of the tree canopy otherwise sunny, average precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C, 1.5 m above ground, S oriented, altitude 960 m (3.100 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: bark of a Salix sp. trunk.

Place: Zapodn place, Upper Trenta valley, near Fijori farm house, East Julian Alps, Posocje, Slovenia EC

Show with: Parmelia sulcata on some pictures

Nikon D70 / Nikorr Micro 105mm/f2.8; extreme macro: Nikkor 50mm/2.8/microscope through the ocular.


Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Wirth, Die Fletchen Baden-Wuerttembergs, Ulmer, Vol.2, p662
Based on microscopic features: Cortex: K+ yellow, C-, P-; medulla K-, P-, C+ intensive red, immediate reaction, KC+ red.

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