Flaky Freckle Pelt

Large thallus; brownish-green when dry, grass green when wet. Underside has raised veins with tiny rhizines. Lobes have small granules that rub off easily and contain cyanobacteria. In humid forests on tree trunks, branches, and mossy soil. Over twenty species of Peltigera occur in this region.

Alaska species lichens Flaky Freckle Pelt


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