Peltigera membranacea

Peltigera membranacea is a species of lichenized fungus in the family Peltigeraceae. It has a foliose growth pattern, with what appear to be veins in the leaf-like parts, but these do not have a vascular function.[1]

Peltigera membranacea
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Peltigerales
Family: Peltigeraceae
Genus: Peltigera
P. membranacea
Binomial name
Peltigera membranacea
(Ach.) Nyl. (1887)
  • Peltidea canina var. membranacea Ach. (1810)


  1. ^ Hale, ME. (1988). Lichens of California. University of California Press. pp. 17–18. ISBN 978-0-520-05713-5.