A quarter of a million observations on iSpot

Martin Harvey's picture

Over the weekend iSpot received observation no. 250,000! The quarter-of-a-millionth place was a tie between observations added to iSpot here, and to our sister site in southern Africa:

For more information see the OU press release.

Thanks to all iSpotters who have contributed to this amazing total, and we look forward to the half-million mark!


jhn7's picture


What a success story! Such a brilliant idea and it must have increased the knowledge of the distribution of species probably previously thought rare. I know I've enjoyed seeing the variety of fungi (my main interest) on the site. Thank you iSpot!

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colhig17's picture

It only seems like yesterday..

Well done to everyone concerned for making it such a fascinating place to post and visit


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