LICHEN observations by ALL iSpotters of the southern Africa Community

LICHEN observations by ALL iSpotters of the southern Africa Community

LICHEN observations by ALL iSpotters of the southern Africa Community - Southern Africa : Too many valuable observations to be lost. A note to the contributors - PLEASE DON'T DELETE YOUR OBS

Too many valuable observations to be lost.
A note to the contributors - PLEASE DON'T DELETE YOUR OBSERVATIONS - this is a unique collection and needs to be saved and shared.
Not sure that all visitors to, and occasional users of this site will be aware of the changes by the SA Community.
It seems that Tony has lead his flock elsewhere and will now be supporting iNat.
However, there was never very much feedback from them for Lichens,so it shouldn't make any difference. But I was afraid that the wealth of observations might be lost in the turmoil so I have created this project: and holding thumbs,
The URL at the moment (10 Nov 2017)- https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/southern-africa/view/project/753415/lichen-observations-by-all-ispotters-of-the-southern-africa-community
I've included a few of my favourites to "whet the appetite". Hope nobody minds.
Adding a tag to my observations, directing to an invaluable reference: Lichens of the Namib Desert/ Volkmar Wirth (2010); the tag being the ISBN number.978-3-933117-08-3
Then this is on the Internet but helps with IDs further south too.
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/259062506_Lichen_distribution_along_an_ocean-inland_transect_in_the_fog_zone_of_the_Central_Namib
10 Nov 2017
marlandza