Observation 19360: Usnea filipendula Stirton (Site ID) (Usnea dasopoga)

When: 2008-05-21

Collection location: Upper Trenta Valley, East Julian Alps, Slovenia [Click for map]

Who: amadej trnkoczy (amadej)

Specimen available

Usnea filipendula
Fishbone Beard Lichen
Slo.: lasasti bradovec

Lat.: 46.40444 Long.: 13.70853

Code: Bot_264/2008-8180-#65
Code: Bot_266/2008-8559-#65

Habitat: A group of 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, 1.8 m above ground, altitude 960 m (3.100 feet), alpine phytogeographical region.
Substratum: bark of Salix sp. branches

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


Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Ref.: Wirth (1995), Die Flechten Baden-Wuerttembergs, Ulmer, Vol.1., p944
Based on microscopic features: medula K+ orange-red, apo.: K+ yellow-orange (pale)

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