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Moss sporophytes


growing along with some moss on a log

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Smith'sZoo 11 years ago

delicate and somewhat funny... it seems as though they are standing and looking at something... like meerkats in a field.... surely special spot! thank you for sharing.

LarryGraziano 11 years ago

surreal photos!

Great series! The structure is called sporophyte. Here's some info on it:

LeanneGardner 11 years ago

Moss is soooo cool! Fantastic shots Megan :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 11 years ago

nice series! Your last photo doesn't show up for me; perhaps you could upload it again? Welcome to Project Noah!

MeganM 11 years ago

Wow, interesting! I have seen a lot of moss but had never seen these structures before. Thanks!

LisaPowers 11 years ago

It is the reproductive structure of the moss.

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Iowa City, Iowa, USA

Spotted on Apr 20, 2012
Submitted on Jun 7, 2012

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