Lichens of California (California Natural History Guides, 54) by Mason E. Hale Jr.

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Published by University of California Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Nature,
  • Identification,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • General,
  • Nature / General,
  • California,
  • Lichens

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7709079M
ISBN 100520057139
ISBN 109780520057135

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This convenient guide, the first ever on California lichens, describes the appearance, habitats, and ranges of over species, 48 of which are illustrated in color, with many others shown in black and white. For weavers and fabric manufacturers, the brilliance of lichen colors provides unusual textile dyes/5(4).

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A Field Guide to California Lichens features stunning new photographs of some lichen species by award-winning nature photographer Stephen Sharnoff. Stephen Sharnoff is research associate at the Missouri Botanical Garden and the University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California, by: 3.

Lichens are especially abundant and varied in California, where climates range from temperate rainforests to arid deserts. A Field Guide to California Lichens features stunning new photographs of some lichen species by award-winning nature photographer Stephen Sharnoff. Up-to-date descriptions accompany each illustration.

Lichens of California by Mason E. Hale, Mason E. Hale Jr., Mariette Cole Published by University of California Press in : The book focuses on foliose, fruticose, and crustose lichens (the latter rarely included in popular guidebooks) and presents information on another species in the keys or notes; special attention is given to species endemic to North by: The focus of the society is on California, but its interests include the entire western part of the continent.

Anyone interested in California lichens may join the Society. Introducing lace lichen as the California State Lichen. Recent News:». Lichens are interesting organisms. They are diverse, adaptable, functional, and little understood.

They play an important role in our natural ecosystems and can let us know when those ecosystems are in trouble. Lichens are beautiful, especially when you view a lichen-drenched Douglas-fir or a colorful crust-covered cliff, and up close when viewed under a hand-lens or microscope.

The Bulletin of the California Lichen Society, which is published twice a year, welcomes manuscripts on technical topics in lichenology relating to western North America and on conservation of lichens, as well as news of lichenologists and their activities.

Lace Lichen Species Info; Lace Lichen Gallery; History: a State Lichen in the making; On JGovernor Jerry Brown signed the bill designating lace lichen, Ramalina menziesii, the California Sate law takes effect January 1,making California the first state to recognize a lichen.

A close look at rocks and trees is often rewarded by the orange or yellow mosaic patterns of some of California's 1, species of lichens; yet few people know anything about their unusual compound nature (part alga, part fungus) and most lichens don't even have common English convenient guide, the first ever on California lichens, describes the appearance, habitats, and.

It is hard to write about this book without an overuse of superlatives. The photographs are a naturalist's dream; they show the salient features of the lichens, but, at the same time, they are frequently works of art displaying the beauty and charm of both the subjects and their text escapes both of the usual faults of this type of book/5(70).

Books shelved as lichen: Lichens by William Purvis, Macrolichens of the Pacific Northwest by Bruce McCune, Lichens of North America by Irwin M. Brodo, Th. This richly illustrated, authoritative guide to the lichens of California draws new attention to these striking and ecologically important organisms, which are symbionts—representing a relationship between a fungus and alga—and highlights their beauty, diversity, and.

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Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven and London. Carlberg, Tom. Initial Lichen Inventory of the Trinity Alps Wilderness (PDF, MB). USDA Forest Service, Six Rivers National Forest. Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 20(2), Goward, T.

The Lichens of British Columbia. Illustrated Keys. Lace lichen is a particularly beautiful lichen that grows along the California coastline and up to miles inland.

Also called fishnet lichen, lace lichen is unique and easy to identify among over 1, species of lichens that grow in California. Title. Lichens of California, Oregon, and the Rocky mountains: so far as yet known: with an appendix / By.

Tuckerman, Edward, Type. The Lichens of British Columbia Illustrated Keys Part 1 - Foliose and Squamulose Species: Author(s) or contact(s): T. Goward, B. McCune, and D.V. Meidinger Source: Research Branch Subject: Botany Series: Special Report Series Other details: Published Hardcopy is available.

"[An] amazing book, Lichens of North America, is a gift, a tribute to the beauty, grace, oddity, and dignity of some of the planet’s most obvious yet overlooked organisms. This encyclopedic book grabs you by the shoulders and shouts, ‘Open your senses to lichens and discover what you’ve been missing!’.

Hale also wrote or co-authored books that helped to introduce lichens to the general public and keep scientists abreast of current theory.

These books contained keys to genera and species such as How to know the Lichens and Lichens of California. An important symposia on current topics was The abbrev. (botany): Hale. Lichens of Southern California. [Hermann Edward Hasse] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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This guide to the California mosses is organized by leaf shape and diagnostic tracts so species are identified by pictures. Inthis became available as California Moss eFlora edited by Paul Wilson (see California Moss eFlora online). Photo Gallery. Enjoy the diversity of mosses in the fens in the mountains of California in this photo gallery.

Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 20(1): Knudsen, K. Lichens of the chaparral: Wolfbane. Chaparralian Knudsen, K. Notes on the California Lichen Flora # 4. Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 19(1): Knudsen, K.

A New Book on California Lichens. Bulletin of the California Lichen Society Click to read more about Lichens of California by Mason E. Hale. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. The second volume includes 24 pages of color plates, four photos to a page, that are mostly very well done, although many are from S.

Sharnoff whose outstanding photos nowadays seem to appear in every American lichen book; they are inserted at the genus Niebla, which only seems appropriate, therefore, to review, besides the fact that I am.

Title. Lichens of Southern California. Hasse, Hermann Edward, Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication infoBook Edition: 2d Ed.

Genre/Form: Classification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tuckerman, Edward, Lichens of California, Oregon, and the Rocky mountains. Most of the photos were taken for the book,Lichens of North America, with text by Dr.

Irwin Brodo, published in by Yale University Press. There are two photos by others. Almost all are from the continental U.S. and Canada, but there are some from Baja California, Mexico, and a. "There are few lichen taxonomists in the United States and a few books on the lichen flora of North America, and none of these books are comprehensive," he said.

"By studying lichens, I thought I could make a contribution to inventorying the fungal diversity of California, one of the world's biological hot-spots.". Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Introduction to Lichens an alliance between kingdoms. Lichens are unusual creatures.

A lichen is not a single organism the way most other living things are, but rather it is a combination of two organisms which live together intimately.

Most of the lichen is composed of fungal filaments. Lichen Books and Keys, Pacific Northwest of North America. Brodo, I. M., S. Sharnoff, & S. Sharnoff. Lichens of North America. Yale University Press, New Haven and London. pages. A total of species received main entries, while an additional species were keyed or mentioned.

Lichens are a unique form of plant life, the product of a symbiotic association between an alga and a fungus. The beauty and importance of lichens have long been overlooked, despite their abundance and diversity in most parts of North America and elsewhere in the world/5.

Lichen, any of ab species of thallophytic plantlike organisms that consist of a symbiotic association of algae (usually green) or cyanobacteria and fungi (mostly ascomycetes and basidiomycetes).

Lichens are found worldwide and occur in a. Common Lichens of Northeastern North America: A Field Guide: McMullin, Troy, Anderson, Frances, Pennanen, Judith, Pross, Catherine: Books - (10). "Finally a guidebook covering the fantastic California lichens with beautiful, full-color photographs.

Steve Sharnoff's book will find a place in the backpacks of all lichen-lovers on the West Coast."-Irwin Brodo, coauthor of Lichens of North America"Lichens are of great interest to the general public as well as professionals. “Keys to Lichens of North America: and the modest price means this book is a well-built workhorse, one that you won’t mind spattering with a bit of personal data, or marking up in the margins.”—Diane L.

Haughland, A Field Guide to California Lichens. Stephen Sharnoff; With a Foreword by Peter H. Raven. View details. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herre, Albert W. (Albert William), Foliaceous and fruticose lichens of the Santa Cruz peninsula, California.Online shopping for Mosses & Lichens from a great selection at Books Store.

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