Observation 31471: Marchantiales

When: 2010-01-04

Collection location: Beaver Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)

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By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-01-05 11:46:35 CST (-0500)

It’s worth pointing out that this is a “thalline” liverwort. That is, both lichens and liverworts like this have a thallus — clearly you are not the first (nor assuredly the last) that has noticed this uncanny superficial simillarity.

Anyone out there know their hepatics? Is this a Marchantia?

Created: 2010-01-04 19:23:25 CST (-0500)
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