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Nostoc commune Cyanobacteria Outer Hebrides

Alage Outer Hebrides logo  Algae Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Cyanobacteria   Family: Nostocaceae

Nostoc commune  Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault

Colonies start small and almost globular but soon develop in quite large colonies several centimeters across. Found in a broad range of habitats with sufficient moisture

John, Whitton & Brook (2011) - The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles