Observation 165492: Platismatia glauca (L.) W.L. Culb. & C.F. Culb.
When: 2014-05-17
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: Not Peltigeria, but uncertain of genus.
63% (2)
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Recognized by sight: complete lack of rhizines, coarse granular isidia

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As Jason opined,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-05-18 20:19:05 PDT (-0700)

I went back to the original photos. I saw not a single rhizine, or root-like structure on the underside of the thallus. (I further note that I have been using the term “rhizime” in place of “rhizine”. The latter is correct. Duh!)

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