The Mosses are Blooming

Well, they are not blooming in the strict botanical sense.   But they are becoming quite beautiful.

I posted some photos of a moss from our yard a couple of weeks ago.  The little hazelnut shell I was using as a marker seems to have been washed away, but this is from a similar angle.

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From a different angle you can see a number of capsules that are more advanced.

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And I found a moss of a different species, on the horizontal branch of a tree.  These capsules are mostly found in the spaces of the bark.

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Small but spectacular.

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About the roused bear

Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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One Response to The Mosses are Blooming

  1. bill says:

    Great photos! Glad 2C someone appreciating bryophytes.

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