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Tiny Button Lichen

Amandinea punctata


Forms tiny buttons, dark brown or black, 2 to 5 mm in diameter, on bark of living or decaying trees; sometimes the thallus is absent, sometimes present in form of grey to pale green veil (visible on Photo 4).


Observed on many living trees or decaying logs and branches in a deciduous tree forest, mainly oaks. Montane environment, valley in between the Jura Mountain and lake Geneva (Leman); forest on the French-Swiss border.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Apr 8, 2018
Submitted on May 2, 2018

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