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It has been a while since I have posted about lichens. I found this patch in the early morning of the fifth of July in an area around Summit Lake in Olympia, Washington. Freckle Pelt Lichen (Peltigera britannica), also known … Continue reading
Tagged Algae, britannica, British Felt Lichen, Cyanobacteria, Flaky Freckle Pelt, Folose, Freckle Pelt Lichen, Fungi, Fungus, Lichen, Lichens, Peltate, Peltigera, Peltigera britannica
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While walking the Oregon beaches, it is not uncommon to find several bull whip kelp that have washed up on the shore. The tangle of kelp becomes an oasis for tiny shore creatures which use it for shelter and feed … Continue reading
Tagged Algae, Brown Algae, Bull Kelp, Bull Whip Kelp, Bullwhip Kelp, Giant Kelp, Holdfast, Kelp, kelp forest, Luetkeana, Nereocystis, Nereocystis Luetkeana, Ribbon Kelp, Seaweed, Stipe
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On a walk through the woods, most of us would probably be able to point out a couple varieties of lichens. We find them on broken branches that have fallen from the forest canopy. Others grow on shorter trees void … Continue reading