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Managed by Jonathan Sleath, who has somehow stumbled into the world of social media. Responses are my own not official BBS policy.
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Brad Scott Nov 17
Three pictures of Zygodon rupestris, from a Beech tree on today's BBS SE meeting, plus Scapania irrigua. Vinehall Forest, Sussex
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Des Callaghan 12h
Replying to @manxnature
Also pleased to find two new sites for the globally rare metallophyte Ditrichum plumbicola, first records for the island since 1978.
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Des Callaghan 12h
Very pleased to be starting some bryology on the Isle of Man. Two species new for the island today, Microbryum starckeanum and Bryoerythrophyllum ferruginascens, both on old lead mines. Survey for
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NCBryophyteDiversity 16h
Rotifer in a retort cell of Sphagnum recurvum. Awesome stacked photo by D.M. DuMond. In situ peat moss Wake County, NC
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BBSBryology Nov 17
Looks like Plagiothecium undulatum( long flat and worm-like) and probably Pleurozium schreberi (does it have red stems? I'm afraid I am red green colourblind which is a bit of a nuisance!)
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Gail Quartly-Bishop Nov 16
Need more Hedwigia stellata in my life, should hang around upland acid boulders more often! It's just a lovely moss
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Steve Heathcote Nov 15
Another great annual survey on Thorne Moors up in the drier northern end due to wet conditions this year. Plenty of Sphagnum fallax and S palustre on show
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Gail Quartly-Bishop Nov 15
You can never have enough Sphagnum photos 😊 here's some particularly well coloured Sphagnum palustre from a wet woodland path
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NatureBureau Nov 15
- nice show of Wall Scalewort (Porella platyphylla) today in Shapwick, plus other common bryophytes on an old wall
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BBSBryology Nov 15
Replying to @WessexRivers
Well done to the team and thanks for all the work you do promoting and conserving these special habitats
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Charlie Campbell Nov 15
Papillosum and affine hyline cell walls from "Anderson, L. E., & Ammann, K. (1991). Cell wall ornamentation in the hyaline cells of Sphagnum. Journal of the Hattori botanical laboratory, (69), p49-63." Never thought of the in 3d They look so cool
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Robbie Blackhall-Miles Nov 15
Yes folks it's a . It's Dawsonia superba the world's largest self supporting moss. This thing grows over 20inches tall & has a vascular-like structure for moving water around - not what you thing of when you think of a moss huh? (found by us in the Waima forest )
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BBSBryology Nov 14
Looks like Ptilium crista-castrensis in all its majesty
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Des Callaghan Nov 13
Harvesting of bryophyte diaspore spoil from old slacks at Newborough Warren last week, to be used in trial seeding of restoration slacks. Really great to see bryophytes underground given some much needed research attention. Funded by
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BBSBryology Nov 13
Interesting article showing how early land plants, including bryophytes, helped soil to accumulate. This Fissidens is binding its own mound of soil and preventing local erosion.
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Gail Quartly-Bishop Nov 12
Lovely patch of Plagiochila liverwort growing with various friends on a large boulder in Atlantic oak woodland
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Ian Beavis Nov 10
Hylocomium splendens (Glittering Wood Moss) found by at Southborough Churchyard today
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Stephen Lemon Nov 10
Habitat of Ephemerum sessile at Bough Beech Reservoir. Large patches of protonemata with capsules along the upper edge of the reservoir and a fragment of Winkhurst Wood.
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RBGE Scottish Plants Nov 9
The charming Moss Sanctuary might be my fav part of this spectacular gdn a safe haven for Scotland's rare plants. Enjoy lichens and mosses close-up using trails and hand lenses, explore a glade of the world's rarest tree, the endemic to Arran...
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@RBGE_Science Nov 10
One of 3 bryophyte species endemic to Scotland, Herbertus borealis (northern prongwort) will have its entire genome sequenced as part of the Wellcome-funded . is excited to be a partner institute
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