[Unidentified Lichens of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Unidentified Gorge Lichen #5

Pelt Lichen: Peltigera sp. ?

Can you help verify the identity of this lichen?

Unidentified Columbia River Gorge Lichen #5

An unidentified pelt lichen (Peltigera sp. ?) seen along the old Champion Lumber Compay Road on basalt rocks about three-quarters of a mile south of Beeks Canyon, Gifford Pinchot National Forest..........July 11, 2013. The site is uphill to the west of the Klickitat River on Klickitat Wildlife Area lands.

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