megmidlothian's picture

33. Algae

Observed: 11th October 2011 By: megmidlothian
33. Algae

I think this is an algae but not sure


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Species interactions

No interactions present.


Refugee's picture

Fungus past its best

On looking at the location my first idea is not as likely as i first thought. It looks more likely to be the fruits of a fungus that is too far gone for an ID.


AlanS's picture

Nostoc commune

This is actually in good condition and looking very typical. It forms these jelly-like masses on bare ground in continuously wet weather. On our campus it grows particularly well where lorries have cut corners and run over the edges of flower-beds - I assume soil compaction is a requirement.