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Oakmoss

Evernia prunastri

Description:

Lichen attached to a palm trunk.

Habitat:

Palm trunk, semi tropical.


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7 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you drpalombella

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Arlanda for the ID and the very useful link. I wonder who knew that the oakmoss was useful.

drpalombella
drpalombella 7 years ago

I love lichens. Beautiful pics.

arlanda
arlanda 7 years ago

Evernia prunastri. It is very common. It is used as a fixative agent in cologne within the perfume industry

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Bernadette and Lauren.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Beautiful photos Luis! Lichens need to be seen up close to be admired!

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 7 years ago

Beautiful!

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Lat: 20.67, Long: -105.25

Spotted on Dec 25, 2012
Submitted on Feb 4, 2013

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