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Bonfire moss - Funaria hygrometrica  Australia,Fumaria hygrometrica,Funaria hygrometrica,Geotagged,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Very beautiful and aptly named! Posted 19 days ago
    1. A bit old but I liked it. Thanks Christine. Posted 18 days ago

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''Funaria hygrometrica'', the bonfire moss or common cord-moss, is a type of water moss which grows on moist, shady, and damp soil. It can also be found on moist walls and the crevices of rocks and places where recent fires have taken place.

The plant body is green, soft, and upright, about half an inch tall. The rhizoids present in this species are multi-cellular and branched. They have oblique septa. The main axis of the plant, which is upright, bears a set of spirally arranged, sessile.. more

Similar species: Funariales
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Nov 17, 2021. Captured Oct 7, 2016 12:10 in PF44+FF Aldinga Beach SA, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/22.0
  • 1/99s
  • ISO3200
  • 60mm