[Felt Lichens: The Genus Peltigera in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Felt Lichen ?

Peltigera polydactylon

Upper surface of Felt Lichen: Peltigera polydactyon

What may be felt lichen (Peltigera polydactylon) growing on a mossy bank along the Eagle Creek Trail between Metaka and Punchbowl Falls in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area...............February 19, 2012. Note the brown to gray-brown upper surface.

Upper surface of Felt Lichen: Peltigera polydactyon

What may be felt lichen (Peltigera polydactylon) growing on a mossy bank along the Eagle Creek Trail between Metaka and Punchbowl Falls in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area...............February 19, 2012.

Paul Slichter