dannyatb's picture

Lichen on Sloe Tree

Observed: 20th December 2011 By: dannyatbdannyatb’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensdannyatb’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

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AlanS's picture

Very good representation

As I have said in the forums, I think it would be a good idea if we elitist folk with an "expert" badge could somehow flag photographs that show a species and its characters really well as a primary reference for future IDs.

I would so flag this photograph. The development of the soredia from the pseudocyphellae is shown really well, as commented by Synangium.

[Strictly speaking, this doesn't separate it from the newly described cryptospecies, P. encryptata, but I personally do not think this latter taxon merits specific status.]


dannyatb's picture

I think that would be a very

I think that would be a very good idea too, hopefully it will be a new feature in the future.

Thank you for appreciating my photo also :)