Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Umbrella liverwort (female)

Marchantia polymorpha

Notes:

found growing in moss along with small mushrooms. On a very small island in Lake Kelso (Boundary Waters)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Umbrella Liverwort(female)
Marchantia polymorpha


Sign in to suggest organism ID

6 Comments

Lindsy
Lindsy 6 years ago

These are so cool! Indeed, very Seuss-like.

MeganM
MeganM 7 years ago

Yes, namitha! I had forgotten to update this spotting, but you're right with liverwort gametophyte! :)

namitha
namitha 7 years ago

It definitely looks very much like a liverwort gametophyte. Very interesting find.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Looks like something from Horton Hears a Who. Very cool little plants.

Interesting and cool! I hope you get an ID.

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Very nice! I'm curious what it is, too.

MeganM
Spotted by
MeganM

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Sep 2, 2012
Submitted on Sep 6, 2012

Related Spottings

A Liverwort Liverwort Umbrella liverwort Liverwort

Nearby Spottings

Northern Green Frog Spotting Orb weaver Fishing Spider (Dolomedes)
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors