Lichens of Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France

Distribution map of Sphaerophorus fragilis (L.) Pers.  by Paul Diederich   Sphaerophorus fragilis (L.) Pers.
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Sphaerophorus fragilis – Norway, N Sogn og Fjordane, Olden, Briksdalbreen – © 2009 by P. Diederich

Saxicolous on natural, siliceous rocks, in rather sheltered conditions.

Belgium: Ard.: RRR (1989).

Luxembourg: Lorr.: RRR (†<1850).

France: - .

According to La66: 207-208, the old records of this species all refer to S. globosus, but two collections (incl. a recent one) definitely belong to S. fragilis.

Lit.: L8: 78.

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