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Moss in marshy grassland

Observed: 13th March 2012 By: jonmortin
Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre
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Description:

Not sure if this is one or more species of moss growing in marshy grassland.

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

hcl64's picture

Brachythecium rutabulum and/or Homalothecium sericeum?

The first is described in my Collins guide as a moss found on damp lawns, woodlands and banks.

However browner moss may indicate Homalothecium sericeum which turns brown when dry.

I suppose it could be both - growing together?

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Bryophyte tag

With respect to the good folk that are/have helped you in the likely ID of this moss, I am requesting that you add the tag Bryophyte as this will act as a further aid by virtue of attracting more of those who specialise in mosses and liverworts. Thanks in advance,