Observation 111066: Peltigera membranacea (Ach.) Nyl.
When: 2012-09-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found on a granite boulder in northeren Idaho. ID suggested by Jason Hollinger.

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Thanks for posting this, Bob
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-09-25 03:15:48 CDT (-0400)

I think this is an interesting specimen, and nicely documented photographically. I suggested P. membranacea based on the very distinct and sharply-raised veins, and the “fuzzy” rhizines (covered with dense tiny erect hairs). Otherwise, overall it looks more like P. praetextata.

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