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''Hypnum cupressiforme'', the cypress-leaved plaitmoss or hypnum moss, is a common and widespread species of moss belonging to the genus ''Hypnum''. It is found in all continents except Antarctica and occurs in a wide variety of habitats and climatic zones. It typically grows on tree trunks, logs, walls, rocks and other surfaces. It prefers acidic environments and is fairly tolerant of pollution. It was formerly used as a filling for pillows and mattresses; the association with sleep is the origin.. more

Similar species: Hypnales
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Jan 13, 2020. Captured Dec 7, 2019 13:29 in 4 Kraljevačka, 36210, Vrnjačka Banja, Raški okrug, Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia.
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  • f/5.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm