Observation 131155: Peltigera hymenina (Ach.) Delise

When: 2013-04-02

Collection location: Braga, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)

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Totally normal…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2013-04-06 15:35:34 BST (+0100)

…for such well-developed, old thalli, at least!

And it is also totally normal for more than one species to grow together.

I will release my objection, but I still can’t help a dose of skepticism for both this and the other observation. It doesn’t look so different from photos on-line, though…

These were
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-04-06 11:20:10 BST (+0100)

side by side with obs. http://mushroomobserver.org/131079?q=1Afxf, I think they are the same, I have some lobes underside here at home (dried), but they were like the others.

They are so flowery that sometimes is difficult to see the lobes in the middle… Is this normal?

I thought P. hymenina
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2013-04-06 03:52:04 BST (+0100)

was supposed to be a broad-lobed species. I wish we could get a better look at the underside; all we can see here is the part near the margin. Sometimes it takes a lot of patience to clean the moss and dirt from the lower surface, just so you can get a photo of the underside of a single lobe. But if you want a confident id, there’s no alternative. :(

Created: 2013-04-02 20:58:01 BST (+0100)
Last modified: 2013-04-06 03:49:42 BST (+0100)
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