Hornwort Heaven

During a recent visit to Gogerddan, home of the ecology department of the University of Aberystwyth, a small patch of one of the hornworts was found; this was shown to be Phaeoceros carolinianus, new for the county of Cardiganshire.  Subsequent visits to that particular field and several adjacent ones revealed that all 4 British species […]

Picture of Antitrichia curtipendula

Dungeness

BBS SE meeting, vice-county 15, 27 November 2016 A group of twelve met at the car park of the RSPB reserve at Dungeness on a fresh windy day.  Syntrichia ruralis var. ruraliformis was one of the first mosses seen on the sandy gravel as we headed out of the car park along the main access […]