Observations in the Species: Eurhynchium praelongum

Common Name: Common Feather-moss

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Is this Common Tamarisk Moss?

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By: Tessa LindebaumTessa Lindebaum’s reputation in PlantsTessa Lindebaum’s reputation in PlantsTessa Lindebaum’s reputation in Plants
Location: Darley Dale
Observed: 2nd March 2017
Added: 2nd March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

I'm just starting to learn moss ID, and this looks like it may be Common tamarisk moss, but is there a similar species it may be instead?

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Moss

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Location: Merelake Way
Observed: 6th February 2017
Added: 9th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Moss

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By: Wildlife Ranger
Freshwater Environment & Ecology Trust
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Location: Judy Woods LNR
Observed: 25th January 2017
Added: 26th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Green moss/lichen

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By: mrpostmanpete
Location: colchester1
Observed: 31st December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Seems to cover every stump in the park at the momentBright green and lush.

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Woodland Moss

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Location: clifton country park
Observed: 17th December 2016
Added: 24th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Woodland Moss

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moss

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By: vectis
Location: Cally Woods
Observed: 16th November 2016
Added: 18th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Growing throughout the area on tree trunks, banks and stone dykes. This was growing on a hornbeam stump.

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Moss

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By: Len Shimmon
Location: Magor Marsh Nature Reserve
Observed: 11th November 2016
Added: 16th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

This pic was taken on the edge of a woodland area of the Reserve. Is it 'Moss' or would it be a type of Algae? It is attached to an old tree stump that is no longer evidencing any growth. What organisms would feed off this medium?

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Kindbergia praelonga

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By: George G
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Location: Ventnor, Isle of Wight, UK
Observed: 15th November 2016
Added: 15th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

Common, pinnate moss growing in a clump on the ground.

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Moss on rock

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Location: Press Ln, Ashover, Derbyshire
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Moss on wood

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Location: Press Ln, Ashover, Derbyshire
Observed: 20th April 2016
Added: 20th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Common Feather Moss - Eurhynchium praelongum

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Location: Lincoln
Observed: 13th March 2016
Added: 16th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Kindbergia praelonga.

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Location: Keston Common
Observed: 3rd March 2016
Added: 5th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Moss growing on a low stump in mixed acid woodland.

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Moss.

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Location: Hayes, Kent
Observed: 3rd March 2016
Added: 4th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Moss in my carnivorous plant tray, kept permanently wet with rainwater. It's not definite that those capsules all belong to this moss, but I'm not going to ferret into the depths because Drosera rotundifolia comes up there in the summer.

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Common Feather-moss (Kindbergia praelonga)

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Location: Dodge Royd Wood, West Yorks
Observed: 22nd February 2016
Added: 22nd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

A dry stone wall covered in this moss.
Pinnate branches and overall triangular shape.
Not visible in images but with hand lens, the very short stem leaves have wide base cutting in to a long pointed tip. Branch leaves are narrower at the base.

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Common Feather Moss Spore Capsule

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By: Wildlife Ranger
Freshwater Environment & Ecology Trust
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Location: Cromwell Bottom LNR
Observed: 20th February 2016
Added: 21st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:6
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Fine pale green moss,

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Location: Siddington locks
Observed: 18th February 2016
Added: 18th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Fine pale green moss, all branches in one plane, giving two dimensional structure, pale green to brownish green stems, small pointed leaves growing in parallel diagonally upwards in direction of stem growth

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Common Feather-moss (Eurhynchium praelongum)

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Location: CharnwoodL
Observed: 10th February 2016
Added: 13th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Common moss

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By: Fusion13
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Location: Hornsea railway line
Observed: 9th October 2015
Added: 10th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

A good example showing what I think is Eurhynchium praelongum of the mosses

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Moss

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By: Tom CurrellTom Currell’s reputation in PlantsTom Currell’s reputation in Plants
Location: Gamlingay woods
Observed: 29th September 2015
Added: 30th September 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Moss 2

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Location: Coastal winter grazing land
Observed: 14th July 2015
Added: 17th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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moss

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By: Luuk
Location: Harnhill
Observed: 6th May 2015
Added: 7th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Feathery Moss Showing Capsules

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By: TacheTache’s reputation in Plants
Location: Malmesbury West
Observed: 8th February 2015
Added: 8th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Unidentified Moss

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By: The Reremouse
Black Country and Staffordshire NaturalistsBrumBats - Birmingham and Black Country Bat GroupInvertebrate Challenge
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Location: Cuckoos Nook & the Dingle
Observed: 18th February 2015
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Moss Growing Up Saplings

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Location: Mounton Woods near Chepstow
Observed: 7th February 2015
Added: 7th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

This little 'forest' caught my eye.

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Moss For Confirmation

By: Wildlife Ranger
Freshwater Environment & Ecology Trust
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Location: Cromwell Bottom LNR
Observed: 1st February 2015
Added: 3rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

A common Moss universally on dry stone walling

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Moss?

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By: Eagleand
Location: Highgate Common
Observed: 28th December 2014
Added: 28th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Fern like Lichen? Slightly Frosty!

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A Moss (?) growing in Lesnes Abbey Woods

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Location: Lesnes Abbey Woods
Observed: 1st December 2014
Added: 2nd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

I'm assuming this to be a Moss. Trying to find an identification I came across Common Feather-Moss (Kindbergia praelonga).

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Fern

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By: Amy Cole
Location: Argal
Observed: 10th November 2014
Added: 27th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:5
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_MG_3977 moss

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By: miked
iSpot team
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Location: bucknell wood
Observed: 25th December 2011
Added: 14th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Eurynchium?

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Now for something different

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Location: forest path
Observed: 20th October 2014
Added: 20th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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