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Spotting

Description:

Stringy moss growing in a thick mat at the base of a tree

Habitat:

Mixed Deciduous forest, growing at the base of a tree to about .5 meters off of the ground.

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3 Comments

DaneCole
DaneCole 7 years ago

looks like a regular moss, just trying to migrate up the tree.

drP
drP 7 years ago

Here's a picture of one species of fern moss growing on a tree trunk:
http://www.afripics.co.za/home/products/...

drP
drP 7 years ago

I've never seen it grow like this (so I'm probably wrong), but it looks like some species of fern moss (Thuidium).

cjwidmaier
Spotted by
cjwidmaier

Ithaca, New York, USA

Spotted on Feb 21, 2013
Submitted on Mar 17, 2013

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