Lichens of Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France

Distribution map of Peltigera praetextata (Sommerf.) Zopf © by Paul Diederich   Peltigera praetextata (Sommerf.) Zopf
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Peltigera praetextata – Belgium (Mosan), Rochefort, Abbaye Saint-Remy – © 2007 by J.-Y. Baugnée

Syn.: P. canina subsp. praetextata (Flörke) Ozenda & Clauzade, P. subcanina Gyeln.

On saxicolous or terricolous mosses in diverse, natural and artificial habitats, but most common inside forests, epiphytic only in well-preserved humid forests.

Belgium: Fl: RR (†1867), Brab.: AR (1969), Mosan: AC, Ard.: AR, Lorr.: AC-AR.

Luxembourg: Ard.: AR, Lorr.: AC.

France: Ard.: RR, Lorr.: RR.

Lit.: Goffinet et al. (1995: 197-198), Vitikainen (1994: 76).

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