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Dog lichen

Peltigera

Description:

Dark colored fungus with small orange seed pods.

Habitat:

found in deep woods near a wetland.

Notes:

it covered about a 1 foot square area on the ground.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Machi
Machi 4 years ago
Dog Lichen
Peltigera sp. Peltigera - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 4 years ago

Ok thank you very much Machi.

Machi
Machi 4 years ago

I think the orange growths contain Nostoc (a cyanobacteria).

Brian38
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Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on Mar 10, 2017
Submitted on Mar 10, 2017

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