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Alder cones

Observed: 27th February 2013 By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Plantsmoremoth’s reputation in Plantsmoremoth’s reputation in Plantsmoremoth’s reputation in Plantsmoremoth’s reputation in Plants
Alder cones
Description:

Fallen Alder cones covered with a green growth; I think either an alga or perhaps a young lichen or moss.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Alder (Alnus glutinosa) interacts

Comments

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Desmococcus

Possibly the green "powder" is the above genus of green algae. Commonly seen at the bases of trees

Chris Metherell
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North Northumberland