BLAM Excursion 2023 Godzd Martuljek, Slovenia

Organized by Simona Strgulc Krajšek

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The group


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our futuristic hotel

14. September:

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briefing to our excursion to Skocjan Caves Park

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the humid forest

14-02 Porella platyphylla.jpg
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male and female Porella platyphylla

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the way down to the doline

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the doline

15. September, Vrata Valley:

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briefing to the excursion

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finding Buxbaumia viridis

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gathering around Buxbaumia

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Buxbaumia viridis

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Radula lindbergiana, male

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Ctenidium molluscum

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Salamandra atra

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we reaching the subalpine zone

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Paraleucobryum sauteri

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Schistidium trichodon

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Hypnum sauteri

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Hydrogonium amplexifolius (a great find of Stefan)

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the young bryologists were also very happy about all the nice finds

Pericnik waterfall:

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15-26 Pericnik Moercia hibernica.jpg

Moerckia hibernica

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Bryum (Ptychostomum) arcticum

16. September: Vršic Pass

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the group was in a very good mood, when we start to the Slemenova with perfect mountain weather (Kaiserwetter)

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through the mountain pine belt

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to the pass just above the tree line

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Tayloria serrata as usual behind some shrubs beside the foothpath

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Sauteria alpina in deep rock crevices and holes

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Heterocladium dimorphum on humus of the mountain pines

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spik of Slemenova
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perfect view to the Travnik mountains
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a vistfull look and a farewell to the fantastic Slovenia