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Old man's beard

Usnea sp

Description:

Fruticose lichen growing abundantly on birch-trees around a peatland.

Habitat:

Protected peatland in a valley in Jura montane range.

Notes:

Many thanks to Machi for the help in ID-ing this spotting.

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Machi
Machi a week ago
Old Man's Beard
Usnea sp. Usnea - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

Machi
Machi a week ago

You're welcome! You've actually got a few interesting species on that tree.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic a week ago

Thank you Machi.

Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.40, Long: 5.98

Spotted on Sep 6, 2019
Submitted on Sep 6, 2019

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