The BSBI’s brief covers the vascular plants and charophytes of Britain and Ireland but the charophytes (stoneworts) are often overlooked – they are small and have a reputation for being difficult to identify. A presentation at the 2016 BSBI Recorders’ Conference by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth, one of two BSBI expert referees for charophytes, went some way … Continue reading Charophytes