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Snake/Scented Liverwort

Conocephalum conicum

Description:

Largest of the thalloid liverworts. Its pale to dark green thallus can grow up to 20 cm long. The dorsal surface is covered with tiny hexagons, which makes the entire thallus seem snake-like.

Habitat:

Wet dead logs along a stream.

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Greg Shchepanek
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Greg Shchepanek

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 18, 2013
Submitted on May 21, 2013

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