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The Rich Lichen Biodiversity of the Findhorn Dunes

The 2008 Findhorn Dunes Trust Lichen Survey by Brian and Sandy Coppins found 130 lichens and 15 lichenicolous fungus – these are tiny fungi growing on lichens- growing on the sand, on pebbles and on heather stems at Findhorn.  This number has now grown to over 200- all possible because I live locally and being […]

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FHT Biodiversity – Exploring the Wonderful World Of Lichens

Lichens grow all around us- on trees, walls, pebbles and the soil- and yet we often hardly notice them. They paint the world with splashes of colour and patterns. Many are tiny but all are a symbiosis of a fungus and alga living together – along with yeasts and other organisms – they are indeed […]

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Engage with the Land – Lichen Walk

Lichen Walk on Sunday 16th October 2011 at 2pm. Meet at the new Hinterland shelter in Wilkies  Wood. Please bring a hand lens  if you have one. A chance to look closely at these fascinating and beautiful  organisms.

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Findhorn Hinterland Trust, Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC045806
228 Pineridge, Findhorn, Forres, Moray IV36 3TB