Observation 20629: Peltigera leucophlebia (Nyl.) Gyelnik

When: 2009-04-26

Collection location: Peace River Area, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)

No specimen available


Copyright © 2009 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2009 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2009 Johannes Harnisch

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leucophlebia group
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2009-04-26 22:29:09 CDT (-0400)

Great photos of underside! Makes this a cinch to ID. The color — emerald green from green algal photobiont instead of cyanobacteria like most Peltigera — puts it in the aphthosa-leucophlebia group, but P. aphthosa has no veins below (or they’re very broad). P. chionophila is similar but has less wavy margin and is found at higher elevations.

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