Observation 174153: Peltigera rufescens (Weiss) Humb.

When: 2014-08-04

Collection location: Serra de São Mamede, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Several specimens observed in sucession.

Proposed Names

47% (2)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: this looks even more like rufescens to me

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Dear Jason,
By: zaca
2014-08-16 00:30:39 WAT (+0100)

Your comment on these and the other specimen in observation 174155 make me doubt that I ever will understand this genus. The proposal of P. canina was based on the “sharply curled-under lobe margins” which can be observed in all photos and better on those of the underside of thallus. As far as I understood from you webpage, this was the main point separating P. canina from P. rufescens (whenever the size of specimenss are dubious as I think to be the case).

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