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Peltigera membranacea

Peltigera membranacea (Ach.) Nyl.

 

Membranous Dog-lichen

KingdomFungiMushrooms, lichens, gel fungi, yeasts, and molds; also called eukaryotes
DivisionAscomycotaSac fungi
SubdivisionPezizomycotinaSac fungi with filaments
ClassLecanoromycetes“Lichenized” fungi
OrderLecanoralesMostly lichen-forming fungi
SuborderPeltigerineaeA lichenized group of fungi, named for the genus Peltigera
FamilyPeltigeraceaeA lichenized family of fungi, named for the genus Peltigera
GenusPeltigeraFrom the Latin pelta, “a light shield,” referring to the round shieldlike apothecia
SpeciesmembranaceaSkin-like, membranous

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Peltigera membranacea description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Peltigera membranacea (Membranous Dog-lichen)

8/16/2015
≈ 10 × 7" (25 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

Peltigera membranacea (Membranous Dog-lichen)

8/16/2015
≈ 10 × 7" (25 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain