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Net-marked parmelia

Parmelia sulcata


Foliose lichen of grey-green color. Easy to identify due to the net-shaped white lines (pseudocyphellae) that cover the lobe surfaces. The anverse of the lobes is dark brown, see pic. #3. It is widespread and common on branches and trunks of trees and less often on rocks.


Spotted at a pine-tree forest, on top of a moss covered granite rock. Reserva de la Biosfera del Real Sitio de San Ildefonso-El Espinar


Camera Model: NIKON D500. Exposure Time: 1/50 sec.; f/14; ISO Speed Rating: 1600. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. No flash fired

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Castilla y León, Spain

Lat: 40.71, Long: -4.24

Spotted on Mar 4, 2018
Submitted on May 8, 2018

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