Friday, December 9, 2011

Plagiothecium latebricola

 Drawing this moss unusual moss of rotten logs and occasionally tree bases in swampy areas is one i'm always happy to find. It's a fairly small moss, but once you have a search image, you can often pick this out due to its small size, leaf shape and the tiny brood bodies clustered at the leaf tips.

Plagiothecium latebricola leaf showing brood bodies clustered at tip and leaf decurrencies at base.

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