Observation 88506: Peltigera praetextata (Flörke ex Sommerf.) Zopf

When: 2012-03-03

Collection location: Cherokee National Forest, Tellico Plains, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

35.0° 84.0°

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

No specimen available

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 15:49:36 PST (-0800)

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.

By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-03-03 14:00:01 PST (-0800)
Peltigera sp.
By: zaca
2012-03-03 13:44:58 PST (-0800)

Created: 2012-03-03 13:23:42 PST (-0800)
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