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Liverwort

Frullania sp.

Description:

Very interesting plant, for a long time I kept looking its' ID under lichens. Roundish plaques on tree bark, very-dark-brown or black and scaly.

Habitat:

Found in a broadleaved forest growing on steep slopes of Bauges massif, French Prealps.

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2 Comments

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 2 months ago

Thanks Machi - indeed, I was looking in a totally wrong direction.

Machi
Machi 2 months ago

I think this is actually a liverwort. I have a similar observation here: https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/13... where you can see some closeups of the scaly nature of its growth.

Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Cusy, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Spotted on Feb 20, 2021
Submitted on Feb 25, 2021

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