A field key to lichens on trees.
128 colour photos plus illustrated keys.
The keys use only characters found visible in the field by eye or a x10 lens, enabling identification of over 500 species.
It includes a supplementary key to lichens on sawn wood. All species are included on a distribution map for the British Isles.
The book offers 3 methods of identification:
1.Comparison of own specimen with photos of common species
2.Use colour photos log with the detailed table of characters to the 128 species
3.Use of more advanced keys that include just over 500 species to identify most lichens found in the field.
The key is divided into sections related to growth form.
It is fully illustrated with line drawings of the most important features used in the key.
The book includes an illustrated glossary
and introduction to lichen identification.
A section on Lichens on trees.
110 pps plus 8 colour plates
Publisher: - Richmond press - more
Code: - ISBN: 9780954232467.
Year: - 2013
Authors: - Frank Dobson