Observation 44392: Peltigera praetextata (Flörke ex Sommerf.) Zopf
When: 2010-04-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I find this is very hard to distinguish from P. canina. But I think I’ve finally got it. Note the narrow sharply-raised light-colored veins and non-flared rhizines of the underside. These are very good examples. Note that you can almost always find a few tiny lobules along cracks or scars in older parts of the thallus. I don’t believe this ever happens for P. canina.

Proposed Names

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2010-04-18 06:51:32 CEST (+0200)
Last modified: 2010-04-18 06:51:34 CEST (+0200)
Viewed: 43 times, last viewed: 2016-10-26 15:47:49 CEST (+0200)
Show Log