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Description:

About 12 cm on the longest side; this was the only specimen I clicked... Grey-green foliose lichen, with round apothecia, rimmed, and green-grey, a little bit darker than the body, inside.

Habitat:

Seen growing on bare rocks, in a midst of other lichens, a multitude of them. Seen on slopes of one of the lower peaks of Caucasus, at some 2200 - 2300 m of altitude, and in an adjacent valley, laying at some 1900m. The valley and these slopes are regularly beaten by harsh winds, and are intermittently covered by coniferous groves, thorny shrub groves, mountain grasslands and barren rocks.

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Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

მცხეთა-მთიანეთი, Georgia

Spotted on Apr 20, 2019
Submitted on May 11, 2019

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