Collection location: Zadnja Trenta Valley, East Julian Alps, Posočje, Slovenia [Click for map]
Tuckermannopsis sepincola, Syn.: Cetraria sepincola (Ehrh.) Ach.
Determination uncertain. Field characteristics fit well to Wirth and Brodo et al., however, thallus is not smooth but has many surface lobules or warty tubercles. These do ‘…sometimes…’ develop, but it is not clear if this statement holds for T. sepincola too (see the Key to species, Brodo, p691).
Ruffle Lichen, Wrinkle-Lichen (Brodo.
Lat.: 46.40446 Long.: 13.70755
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 fairly sunny, average precipitations ~3.000 mm/year, average temperature 6-8 deg C, 1.8 m above ground, altitude 960 m (3.100 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: bark of a Salix sp. branch.
Place: Zapodn place, Upper Trenta valley, near Fijori farm house, East Julian Alps, Posocje, Slovenia EC
Nikon D70 / Nikorr Micro 105mm/f2.8
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