What the heck is this growing on a downed tree?? Can not find related photos online. Please help, this thing is amazing


Can not identify fungus growing on log near falls

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Peltigera neopolydactyla
By: Dodd (SporeBody17)
2017-11-30 02:41:50 CST (-0500)

Yes! It’s Peltigera neopolydactyla!

P. hymenina should be strictly on the coast
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2017-11-30 01:39:54 CST (-0500)

“Hypermaritime”, I believe is the term. It has poorly-developed – “stout, sparse, poorly-developed” – rhizines. This one has abundant, long, well-developed rhizines. P. neopolydactyla is quite common on the west slopes of the cascades in moist deep mossy habitats. I think that’s a much better bet.

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