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Goblin's gold

Schistostega pennata


Luminescent moss

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

That's impressive. "...The moss's greenish-gold glowing appearance is due to the clear, spherical cells in the protonema that can collect even the faintest light like lenses, and the chloroplasts nearby in turn give off the greenish glow from the reflected light..." (wikipedia)

AntónioGinjaGinja 10 years ago


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Cortes do Meio, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Spotted on May 29, 2011
Submitted on Feb 29, 2012

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