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Algae from Chesil beach

Observed: 6th January 2011 By: ac9995
fugus digitatus?
Description:

Algae gathered on Chesil beach- not sure what reference book to use for seaweed- Ive many other dried examples- and have been trying to match them against copies of Anna atkins cyanotypes.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

DWRay's picture

Laminaria digitata

Tangleweed or Oarweed.

andrewcowley's picture

Laminaria

I think this is probably L. digitata - the stipe looks smooth and in the full size image it does look oval. hyperborea has a rough textured stipe. Not certain though.