Mushroom foraging? Remember your mobile |

Only a week ago I was bemoaning the fact that it is not as easy as I would expect to identify the flora and fauna I bump into on my catwalks. I want to be able to go to a web search specialising in plants and just put in a few details like colour, number of petals or points, habitat, country, etc and be presented with a page of photos of possible matches so I could pin down what I’ve just photographed. Best I can find, so far, is this one.

What I really want is similar to what we see here (on the site – not in the arbitrary mushroom photograph). Point your phone at the specimen, take the photo and upload it, and get a response back in seconds telling you what it is. Now that would be sexy.

About Harry Stottle
Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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