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Moss in marshy grassland

Observed: 13th March 2012 By: jonmortin
Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre
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Not sure if this is one or more species of moss growing in marshy grassland.


No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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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,