Observation 115523: Peltigera praetextata (Flörke ex Sommerf.) Zopf
When: 2012-11-03
No herbarium specimen

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P. praetextata is really the only choice…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-11-03 17:58:48 CDT (-0500)

… if it’s tomentose and has margins turned down. (I’ve seen P. rufescens and P. ponojensis both in the high mountains, but they don’t have the turned-down margins.) Also, P. praetextata is by far the most common species in the southeast, followed by P. polydactylon (no tomentum).

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