Posted on May 8th, 2009 at 12:55 am by

– pristine-like pine and spruce forest

Photo: Olli Manninen

Status: Unprotected
Size: 200 hectares
Landowner: Jukkasjärvi sockenallmänning
Municipality: Kiruna

Paurankivaara is a big mountain with pristine-like pine and spruce forest. The amount of hanging lichens is remarkable and the forest is more or less untouched – possibly because of the low productivity.
17 red-listed species were found in the forest such as: Antrodia infirma (EN), Antrodia primaeva(EN), Laurilia sulcata (VU) & Oligoporus lateritius (VU).

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Gloeophyllum protractum. Photo: Olli Manninen

Photo: Olli Manninen