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Deutsch: Caperatflechte (Flavoparmelia caperata), Hessen, Deutschland. Die Flechte hatte die Größe eines Zwei-Euro-Stückes.
Die Flechten-Spezies wurde freundlicherweise von Prof. Volkmar Wirth identifiziert (vgl. "Farbatlas Flechten und Moose" von Volkmar Wirth und Ruprecht Düll, Eugen Ullmer GmbH, 2000, ISBN 3-8001-3517-5).
English: Flavoparmelia caperata (lichen), Hesse, Germany. The specimen had a size of a two Euro coin. Lichens are interesting life forms: fungi hold algae captive in a way, that their relationship is in-between a symbiosis and purely parasitic, also described as controlled parasitism.
The lichen species was kindly assigned by Prof. Volkmar Wirth (cf. "Farbatlas Flechten und Moose" by Volkmar Wirth and Ruprecht Düll, Eugen Ullmer GmbH, 2000, ISBN 3-8001-3517-5). Please contact me, if you think that it is a different species.
Français : Tale de Flavoparmelia caperata, un lichen, photographié dans la Hesse, en Allemagne. Le talle fait la taille d'une pièce de 2 euros.
Date 27 December 2011
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Author Norbert Nagel, Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany

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50° 0′ 24.19″ N, 8° 32′ 17.88″ E

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