Peltigera hymenina Peltigeraceae
Peltigera hymenina

Growth type foliose.
Chemical results negative.

Common on rocks, soil, tree stumps, peat, sand and among short grass.

The thallus has large grey-brown, smooth, +/- shiny lobes that become greener when wet. Abundant erect, reddish-brown apothecia. Underside of lobes have flattened veins and simple rhizines with tufted tips. Asci 8-spored, spores 3-7 septate, 50-80 x 4-5 Ám. Micro photographs below.
Host to the lichenicolous fungus Arrhenia peltigerina

Similar: Peltigera membranacea


Peltigera hymenina

Microscope photographs
Peltigera hymenina


Peltigera hymenina
Peltigera hymenina

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