Everyone can see the coordinates unless the taxon is threatened.
Public coordinates shown as a random point within 10KM of the true coordinates. True coordinates are only visible to you and the curators of projects to which you add the observation.
Coordinates completely hidden from public maps, true coordinates only visible to you and the curators of projects to which you add the observation. Observations with private coordinates will still be used to verify place check lists.
The cyanobacteria on this peltigera have escaped and have started to colonize all over the top of parts of the lichen thallus.
The black dots are cyano bactereri that are in their staying in their place. The brown patches are where they escaped.