Observation 87935: Peltigera praetextata (Flörke ex Sommerf.) Zopf

When: 2011-10-10

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

Who: Hamilton (ham)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

ham
28% (1)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
84% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: tomentose upper surface, ropy rhizines, relatively broad undulate lobes, lobules along cracks in interior of thallus

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Good example
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-02-19 05:29:21 CST (+0800)

As it’s described, it’s a smaller species with abundant lobules, but I often find it ferile and large without any lobules. This is a good example of an intermediate form. There are lobules here but they’re very inconspicuous.

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