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Peltigera didactyla Peltigera didactyla, a lichen, growing on a moist mossy rock outcrop near Echo Lake in Minnesota. The cottony puffs are laminar soralia and a key to identifying this species. Apothecia, when present, are marginal, brown, oblong, saddle-shaped and erect. Echo Lake,Echo Trail,Geotagged,Minnesota,Peltigera,Peltigera didactyla,Peltigeraceae,Summer,United States,lichens Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Peltigera didactyla

Peltigera didactyla, a lichen, growing on a moist mossy rock outcrop near Echo Lake in Minnesota. The cottony puffs are laminar soralia and a key to identifying this species. Apothecia, when present, are marginal, brown, oblong, saddle-shaped and erect.

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  1. Such an awesome shot, lichens can be so gorgeous. Posted one year ago
    1. That's true. Have you seen the book Lichens of North America? Wonderful photos. Posted one year ago
      1. Sorry, no I haven't! I do regularly just look at our lichen section for pure joy:
        https://www.jungledragon.com/wildlife/photos/fungi/ascomycota/lecanoromycetes

        And I'm collecting general beauty and diversity of fungi in this large list, but I think you've seen it, since this photo is on it :)
        Posted one year ago
        1. I think I have that one before but maybe it is another lichen page I'm thinking of. Anyway, I've clicked the link to give it a look. Posted one year ago

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Peltigera didactyla is a lichen in the Peltigeraceae family.

Similar species: Peltigerales
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Feb 26, 2019. Captured Jun 30, 2016 11:56 in Northeast St Louis, MN, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL
  • f/5.6
  • 1/100s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm