Observation 64685: Peltigera Willd.
When: 2011-02-05
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: There are some similar species in Peltigera. According to Alan Silverside the following characteristics are shared by P. canina and P. membranacea: Upper surface of fresh – to brown-grey, ash-grey when dry, bullate (with convex wrinkles), felted-tomentose, lacking isidia; lower surface white-tomentose with veins and with irregular, fluffy, confluently-based rhizines – in the case of P. canina – or with unbranched rhizines with fine, spreading, “bottle-brush” hyphal terminations – in the case of P. membranacea. In general, the dimension of lobes is greater in the second of these species.

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Based on chemical features: All (K, C, KC)chemical reactions negative
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Thanks, Jason.
By: zaca
2011-03-27 09:17:07 EDT (-0400)
Excellent observation!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-03-25 21:05:04 EDT (-0400)

Thank you for showing such a clear photo of the veins on the underside.

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