Observation 35154: Peltigera praetextata (Flörke ex Sommerf.) Zopf
When: 2010-03-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Locality: 35°37’39.07"N, 83°43’35.76"W, el. 485 m

Substrate and habitat: Growing on a humid mossy bank near a small permanent stream.

Common name: pelt

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:46 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Schoolhouse Gap Trail, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Tennessee, USA’ to ‘Schoolhouse Gap Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA

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Used references: Brodo, Sharnoff, and Sharnoff, 2001, pp.503-522; Hinds and Hinds, 2005, p.355-374
84% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: brushy rhizines and tomentose surface [edit: but not matted rhizines — apparently this is all currently lumped into P. praetextata, at least until we have a better name for them, research is on-going…]

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perfect specimen!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-04-21 04:38:40 AEST (+1000)

I would say this is very typical of Smokies material.

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