Observation 88506: Peltigera praetextata (Flörke ex Sommerf.) Zopf
When: 2012-03-03
(35.0° 84.0° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Foliose lichen with a distinctive red lobe tip. Found on moist soil under Rhododendron, in mixed hardwood forest, Cherokee National Forest.

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This is what’s called P. praetextata in eastern US
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2012-03-03 18:49:36 EST (-0500)

Ignore the lack of lobules and the brushy rhizines. I know it doesn’t look like the stuff you see elsewhere, but this is what “they” call it, anyway.

Thanks
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-03-03 17:00:01 EST (-0500)
Peltigera sp.
By: zaca
2012-03-03 16:44:58 EST (-0500)

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