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Membraneous Dog Lichen

Peltigera membranacea

Description:

This leafy lichen grows in moist forest\wetland habitats on logs, trees, rocks and soil. I usually find it among moss. The underside has a white cortex with long tendrils.

Habitat:

Spotted on a rotting log in a wetland. Mixed forest.


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3 Comments

Tukup
Tukup 2 days ago

Thanks Brian. Great spotting.

Brian38
Brian38 5 days ago

Thank you Maria. The fall rains have here in Washington have really given the lichens and fungus a fresh look. I've posted this before. But of course I'm always looking for new ones.

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 days ago

What a nice spotting - not like the lichen I'm used to seeing!

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Lat: 47.14, Long: -122.04

Spotted on Nov 18, 2019
Submitted on Nov 30, 2019

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