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Peltigera venosa

Distribution: Washington; Alaska to northern California, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Michigan, New York, Maine, New Hampshire; northern Canada, to US border in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec.

Habitat: Moist, shaded areas in regions with high rainfall.

Substrate: Mineralized soil.

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Thallus deep green to dark grey-green, lobes fan-shaped or rounded to 15 mm. Lower surface white marked by raised black veins, rhizines absent.

Accepted Name:
Peltigera venosa (L.) Hoffm.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Peltigera venosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Peltigera venosa photos.

USDA Plants: Peltigera venosa information.

3 photographs:
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