10 responses to “Unidentified Moss”

  1. kelly

    in the year? or so since i’ve been visiting this site, both the array of techniques at your disposal and your photography skills have grown exponentially.
    thanks so much for all your time and effort keeping up this site and sharing your photographs and plant knowledge!

  2. Sue

    Thanks, Daniel. Don’t you just love the amazing varieties of the mosses and fungi and even apples and berries… gosh, the list goes on and on, doesn’t it?
    The internet is teaching people so many things about our wonderful world, and you are one of the best teachers. The things I have learned, amaze me, and I have encouraged other people in my group of internet friends to sign up in your website. Then we chat about the daily offering you give us, and that even adds to the enjoyment of learning.
    Sue

  3. bev

    Although not even in the same league as Daniel as a botanist/taxonomist; I went through the same experience with the mosses in the woods behind my house. After several books, google images, etc, I finally gave up and decided to just enjoy their variety!

  4. Andrea

    If that rock were just a little rounder, with the look of the water it would appear even more like a tiny planet (like the microcosm it is?) in the swirl of an astral aurora!

  5. elizabeth a airhart

    daniel would any of the works of
    robert muma help you
    world of mosses web page perhaps
    i live florida stand still and
    the spanish moss grows all over
    a person the picture is nice
    a rolling stone gathers no moss
    not this one it would seem

  6. Daniel Mosquin

    Andrea – next time I go, I’ll have to look for a round rock! Thank you all.

  7. Carole

    I agree with Bev – lovely photograph.

  8. Bobbie

    We may not know the moss, but I love your photograph of it. The way the water swirls and mists around the rock really makes the picture.

  9. Peggy

    I used to live in a Bay Laurel forest near the Pacific Ocean. I moved there in the fall, when there had been no rain for several months. The moss on the trees was barely a thin fur, grayish-green; it looked a little like this photo. Then the rains came. The fur turned bright green, then nearly florescent as it grew and grew into inches-long fern-like plants, covering nearly every surface!

  10. Margaret-Rae Davis

    Another learning experience. I really look forward to each day. I share so much with other Master Gardener friends,
    Thank you,
    Margaret-rae

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