Useful Links

UK & Ireland

Mike Sutcliffe's  Photo Library - www.britishlichens.co.uk

Alan Silverside's Lichen Pages - www.lichens.lastdragon.org

Lichen Ireland - www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland

Lichens of Ireland - www.lichens.ie

Irish Lichens - www.irishlichens.ie

Lichens of Wales - wales-lichens.org.uk

Scottish grey literature - tinyurl.com/68wdmbl

Wessex Lichen Group - wessexlichengroup.org

Nature in the Yorkshire Dales (including lichens) - www.natureinthedales.org.uk

Fungi of Great Britain and Ireland - fungi.myspecies.info

Europe and Scandinavia

Italian lichen keys - dbiodbs.univ.trieste.it

Lichen Herbarium Photolibrary, University of Oslo - www.nhm.uio.no/lav/web/index.html

Lichen Gallery: Leif & Anita Stridvall - www.stridvall.se/lichens/gallery

The Lichens of Greece - www.lichensofgreece.com

North America

Lichens of North America - www.sharnoffphotos.com/lichens/lichens_home_index.html

Farlow Herbarium, Harvard - www2.huh.harvard.edu/collections/lichens

Tropical

Tropical lichens - www.tropicallichens.net

Tropical Lichens & other keys worldwide - www.bgbm.org/sipman/keys/default.htm (these keys are free and cover many areas with relevance for BLS based in or traveling to overseas locations)

Worldwide

Checklists of lichens worldwide - www.lichens.uni-hamburg.de/lichens/portalpages/portalpage_checklists_switch.htm

Checklist of lichenicolous fungi worldwide -  www.lichenicolous.net

Lichen Study Courses

         (see also the BLS Events calendar for BLS workshops etc.)

Field Studies Council re lichen courses - www.field-studies-council.org/publications/bycategory/lichens.aspx

Recording & Mapping

National Biodiversity Network - www.nbn.org.uk

NBN Gateway (a useful introduction for new users) - nbn.org.uk/tools-and-resources/useful-websites/nbn-gateway

NBN Gateway - data.nbn.org.uk

iRecord - www.brc.ac.uk/irecord

Consultant's Portal - www.consultantsportal.uk

Atlas of Living Scotland - www.als.scot

iSpot, a website aimed at helping anyone identify anything in nature - www.ispot.org.uk

Air Pollution

OPAL, the Open Air Laboratory project - www.opalexplorenature.org/AirSurvey

Encouraging lichens in the garden

Lichen Lovers - lichenlovers.org

A Likin' for Lichens - www.abc.net.au/gardening/stories/s4514895.htm

Journals and Magazines

British Wildlife - www.britishwildlife.com

Related Organisations & Societies

Plantlife - www.plantlife.org uk.

The British Mycological Society - www.britmycolsoc.org.uk

Royal Society of Biology - www.rsb.org.uk

The Linnean Society - www.linnean.org

The British Bryological Society - www.britishbryologicalsociety.org.uk

International Association for Lichenology - www.lichenology.org

Literature

Recent Literature on Lichens -  nhm2.uio.no/botanisk/lav/RLL/RLL.HTM