Sea Fan (Padina)
Pick tender young blades leaving the bottom stem attached to rocks and shells. Rub each blade with your fingers to clean them.
Dry plants in the sun and keep crumbled flakes in a jar.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Sea fan grows in clusters of fan-shaped blades that are golden to dark brown in color. The plant produces chalk on one side of the blade noted by rows of white lines (Novaczek, 2001).