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Peltigera praetextata

Overview
PNW Range:
  West sideCommon
  East sideCommon
  Immediate coastUncommon
  Alpine or subalpineOccasional
Habitat: In a wide range of forests, often where disturbed, such as roadcuts and clearcuts, shade to full sun; low elevations to alpine.
Substrate: On soil, mosses, forest floor, rotten logs, or soil or moss over rock.
Comments:
Synonymy: none
Peltigera praetextata - Upper surface tomentum
Upper surface tomentum
by B. McCune
1/11
Peltigera praetextata - Lower
Lower
by B. McCune
2/11
Peltigera praetextata - Veins
Veins
by B. McCune
3/11
Peltigera praetextata - Upper surface
Upper surface
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4/11
Peltigera praetextata - Upper surface
Upper surface
by B. McCune
5/11
Peltigera praetextata - Lobules
Lobules
by B. McCune
6/11
Peltigera praetextata - Habit
Habit
by B. McCune
7/11
Peltigera praetextata - Lobes
Lobes
by B. McCune
8/11
Peltigera praetextata - Lower
Lower
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Peltigera praetextata - Lobules
Lobules
by B. McCune
10/11
Peltigera praetextata - Lower
Lower
by B. McCune
11/11
Scale: Bar=1mm unless noted
Growth Form
Fruticose: Never
Foliose: Almost always
Crustose: Never
Appressed Foliose: Commonly
Fluffy Foliose or Strappy: Sometimes
Dangling Hair: Never
Erect Hair: Never
Appressed Hair: Never
Stalks With Squamules: Never
Stalks: Never
Squamules: Never
Single Holdfast: Never
Dangling Nets: Never
Lobe Width (mm): 20 (± 10)

Upper Surface
Upper Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Pale Gray: Almost always
   Dark Gray: Almost always
   Brown: Sometimes
   Tan: Almost always
Upper Surface Tomentose: Almost always
Upper Surface Pruinose or Scabrid: Sometimes
Upper Surface with Network of Ridges: Never
Upper Surface with Pseudocyphellae: Never
   Upper Surface with Holes into Cavity: Never
Cilia on Margins: Never
Lower Surface (Foliose)
Lower Surface Color    (Dry) 
   Whitish: Almost always
   Pale Gray: Sometimes
   Dark Gray: Almost always
   Black: Almost always
   Brown: Commonly
   Tan: Commonly
Veined Below: Almost always
Rhizinate Below: Almost always
   Rhizines Squarrose: Sometimes
Tomentose Below: Sometimes
Cyphellae: Never
Pseudocyphellae Below: Never
Papillae Below: Never

Interior
Inside (Medulla) Yellow or Orange: Never
Central Cord: Never
Hollow Stalks or Hollow Lobes: Never
Gelatinous: Never

Photobiont
Green Algae Primary Photobiont: Never
Cyanobacteria Primary Photobiont: Almost always
Internal Cephalodia: Never
External Cephalodia: Never

Sexual Reproduction
Perithecia: Never
Apothecia: Sometimes
   Mazaedium: Never
Disk Color    (Dry) 
   Disk Brown or Tan: Almost always

Asexual Reproduction
Isidia: Sometimes
Soredia: Never
Lobules: Commonly