Observation 74351: Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault

When: 2011-08-20

Collection location: Bemidji, Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: damon brunette (damonbrunette)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing in sandy soil. Green and rubbery, looking like exidia. No clue. Seaweed like. Huge patches

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the microscopy on this is stunning…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-08-21 11:28:32 CDT (-0400)

we looked at it in Roz Lowen’s asco class at the recent NAMA foray in PA. It was also sliming up the lawns on the Clarion University Campus.

check it out yourself, and better yet, post the micro-photos here!

I always wondered
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2011-08-21 00:33:12 CDT (-0400)

I always wondered what this was. There is a nursery near by that has this over everything. Very hard to kill even with special chemicals. The sidewalks become unwalkable when it rains and it has spread to all the plants. Dont bring this one home. lol.

Cyanobacterial colony
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-08-21 00:09:34 CDT (-0400)

Same “algae” found in Collema and a bunch of other gelatinous lichens. Great photos.

Created: 2011-08-20 21:53:12 CDT (-0400)
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