Observation 100114: Peltigera polydactylon (Neck.) Hoffm.
When: 2012-07-10
( 3000m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Under Abies religiosa.

Proposed Names

31% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
-28% (1)
Recognized by sight: black apothecia? see comment
56% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: not black apothecia, see comments :)

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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So it is
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-07-12 17:19:59 PDT (-0700)

It’s all exciting. Both are very widespread species (complexes?), so no tremendous surprise. But still, Mexico is badly undercollected, so good to see this stuff.

Party-pooper here
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2012-07-12 17:13:31 PDT (-0700)

There seems to be reddish apothecia in the center-right of the photo (next to round white thingy)

You can just make out two apparently black apothecia
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-07-12 16:59:50 PDT (-0700)

in the bottom center-left of the first photo. Veins are very indistinct, surface shiny and hairless, so clearly polydactylon group. Only question left then is whether the dark apothecia really are pitch black when dry or merely sunburnt brown of, say, P. polydactylon instead.

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