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Algae?

Observed: 16th October 2012 By: Natterjacktoad
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Growing with moss on a dead trunk. Gelatinous and green!

Identifications
  • Star Jelly (Nostoc sp.)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Ginny B's picture

Have a look at this

Have a look at this webpage: http://www.dgsgardening.btinternet.co.uk/bluegreenalgae.htm which I got to via the Encylopedia of Life for Nostoc. The last photo at the bottom of the page looks very like what we have both found.

Ginny

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Fantastic! Thanks very

Fantastic! Thanks very much!
Sarah

Sarah Patton