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Star Jelly

Nostoc spp.


Some of the common names for this cyanobacteria arise from it's propensity to appear overnight.


Utility Easement-near wetlands

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chesterbperry 8 years ago

I see no reason that it could not, but on a beach the difficulty of distinguishing from a true terrestrial species and one that washed ashore is something to be considered.

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mauna Kunzah 8 years ago

Hmmm, I think I've seen this too. Do you think Nostoc spp. can be spotted on beaches?

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East Ridge, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Dec 19, 2012
Submitted on Dec 23, 2012

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