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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 10 months ago

Thanks Brian. Great spotting.

Brian38
Brian38 10 months 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 10 months ago

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

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

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

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