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Peltigera membranacea

Peltigera membranacea (Ach.) Nyl.

 

 

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
Speciesmembranacea

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Peltigera membranacea description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 3 Oct 2016.

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Peltigera membranacea

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

Peltigera membranacea

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