Pellia endiviifolia, Endive Pellia Order: Metzgeriales
Pellia endiviifolia     *     Endive Pellia



Slime hairs with 2-4(5) or more cylindrical cells on the under (ventral) side of the thallus at the apex tip (micrographs below).



Similar: Both Pellia epiphylla and P. neesiana have shorter slime hairs at the apex tip, 1-2 cells long and present on both ventral and dorsal faces.


Pellia endiviifolia, Endive Pellia

Pellia endiviifolia, Endive Pellia

Pellia endiviifolia, Endive Pellia

Pellia endiviifolia, Endive Pellia
Pellia endiviifolia, Endive Pellia
On stream bank. Corfe Mullen meadows, Dorset. May 2021

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