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Oakmoss

Evernia prunastri

Description:

The thalli were unusually long, 7 cm or more...

Habitat:

This one covers almost entirely the trunk of a young oak. Most sources say it grows in mountain areas, but this forest is at 100m altitude, and I saw this moss often in other forests at similar altitudes...

Notes:

Many sources say it is edible, but I didn't find yet an explicit way to prepare it... If someone can help me with that I'll be grateful.

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2 Comments

MihaiER
MihaiER 9 years ago

thanks, I think you are right... it looks a bit strange though...

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

can be Oakmoss

MihaiER
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MihaiER

Timișoara, Timis, Romania

Spotted on Jan 7, 2012
Submitted on Jan 17, 2012

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