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Lichens of Ireland

Paul Whelan

Lichens of Ireland

an illustrated introduction to over 250 species

by Paul Whelan

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Published by The Collins Press in Doughcloyne, Wilton, Cork .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Lichens,
  • Identification,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-153) and index.

    StatementPaul Whelan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK590.I73 W44 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 pages :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25253750M
    ISBN 109781848891371
    LC Control Number2012358081

    Book reviews: New Flora of the British Isles. Fourth Edition: Book reviews: The Burren: Book reviews: Lichens: An Illustrated Guide to the British and Irish Species. Seventh Edition: Book . This book provides an invaluable guide to identifying the British and Irish species both for the amateur naturalists just starting to study lichens and the more advanced lichenologists and it offers the environmentalist and ecologist a concise work of reference, compact enough to be used in the field.

    Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of over 1, results for Books: "lichens". The Bryologist. Sign In View Cart HelpCited by: 9.

    Lichens of Scottish Pinewoods: Guide 2 - Crustose and scaly lichens on pine, birch and alder and lichens on trees with less acidic bark Chart £ New Book Availability: In stock. Read "Lichens of Ireland: An illustrated introduction to over species" by Paul Whelan available from Rakuten Kobo. Ireland’s oceanic and temperate climate acts as a wonderful host to over 1, species of lichen. This is a richer biodi Brand: The Collins Press.


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Lichens of Ireland by Paul Whelan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although this is published as Lichens of Ireland, it is very adaptable to the West Coast of Scotland. The book which is A5 size can easily be carried in a pocket as a field guide. Read more/5(10). Lichens of Ireland An Illustrated Introduction to over Species About this book.

This is the first introductory book written specifically on Ireland's lichens. Lichen identification is Customer Reviews. Biography. Paul Whelan, a graduate of both UCD and TCD, taught biology and mathematics.

Lichens of Ireland is the first book published specifically on Irish lichens, and introduces more than of the 1, species of lichen recorded here.

The book kicks off with a broad introduction to the fascinating world of lichens. Lichens of Ireland by Paul Whelan (). Collins. A5 sized book illustrated with photographs and with flexible water proof cover, describing lichens found in Ireland including species in Atlantic woodlands (Killarney & Gengariff) and hazel woods, the Burren’s open limestone and Rocky seashore.

Available via the Lichens of Ireland website. Grasses, Ferns, Mosses & Lichens of Great Britain & Ireland book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A unique encyclopedia of the g 4/5. The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland published in was an outstanding achievement for British Lichenology.

It was a pioneering work and the first of its type in Europe. This much enlarged revision reflects the considerable accumulation of new information that has occurred since the publication of the first edition and is symptomatic of the enormous advances in lichen taxonomy over the last two.

Book January In support of the Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland, 22 new combinations are made, The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland. Edited by C. Smith, A. Aptroot. Maintenance mode page.

We will be back soon. 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. IRISH LICHENS.

Website by Jenny Seawright Lichens are dual organisms; a fungus and one or more algae in a stable, mutually beneficial (symbiotic) partnership. The fungus provides structural form and protects the algae from extremes of light and temperature. Algae are capable of photosynthesis and some of the sugars produced provide the fungus.

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: Crusty lichens are difficult to identify, so are not included in this survey.

Crusty lichens Leafy lichens Bushy lichens Leaf-like lobes closely or loosely attached to the bark from the lower surface. Branched and shrub-like, attached to the bark at the base. The nine types of lichen in the OPAL Air Survey (overleaf) are all leafy or bushy.

The first book written specifically about Lichens and illustrating more than species, so strikingly varied in colour and form. --Michael Viney (The Irish Times) Provides a wonderful accessible gateway to the study of lichens.

--(Abagail Brewer) The National Biodiversity Centre/5(13). Not only that, he has written a page book, Lichens of Ireland, which includes a visual guide to lichens, explains how to look for them and how to collect specimens.

Description This is the first introductory book written specifically on Ireland's lichens. Lichen identification is a challenging activity requiring an accurate understanding of lichen anatomy and biology and the associated terminology.

Once mastered, a world of Lilliputian biodiversity opens up, using a simple hand lens and this book/5(8). Lichens of Ireland by Paul Whelan () – an introductory guide available from all good bookshops or online Lichens: An Illustrated Guide to British and Irish Species by Frank Dobson (7th Edition, ).

This book provides an invaluable guide to identifying the British and Irish species both for the amateur naturalist just starting to study lichens, and the more advanced lichenologist and it offers the environmentalist and ecologist a concise work of reference, compact enough to be used in the field.

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. Lichens: An illustrated guide to the British and Irish species by Dobson, F.s. at Pemberley Books.

The Lichen Ireland project. This project is initially a four-year study (to ) to determine the status and distribution of lichen species throughout Ireland. Paul Whelan’s Lichens of Ireland.

Photos and descriptions of Ireland's lichens with text on biology and ecology. Lichens are amongst the most commonplace, yet bizarre, creatures you are likely to come across.

The patchworks of colour you see on many weathered rocks and churchyard headstones; the ‘fluffy’ or ‘stringy’ growths adorning many tree trunks and branches; and the swathes of ‘reindeer moss’ spreading across bogs and sand dunes; all are various types of lichen.Bog Plant Book.

Images and descriptions of the common plants, lichens and mosses of Irish Bogs from the IPCC. Photocopiable schools resource. Irish Peatland Conservation Council. Cladonia Lichen Cladonia species Léicean A lichen is an association of an algae and a fungus.This work, a much enlarged revision of ‘The Lichen Flora of Great Britain and Ireland' published inreflects the enormous advances in lichen taxonomy over the last two decades and is the standard work for the identification of lichens in Great Britain and Ireland.