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Grey cushion moss - Grimmia pulvinata

Observed: 2nd September 2012 By: Ginny B
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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P1030972_Grimmia pulvinata cushion moss
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Description:

I saw this little grey and hairy cushion moss, about 20mm in diameter, growing on the side of a concrete wall. Having compared what I saw with observations on this site I think it must be Grimmia pulvinata.
On top of the wall there are smaller patches mostly covered by lichen, but where the hair-tipped leaves are much greener.

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Species with which grey cushion moss (Grimmia pulvinata) interacts