500 Drawings-

-of different species of bryophyte. I’ve actually just reached 501 drawings but that sounds more like a collection of sketches of old jeans. I have been drawing  bryophytes since I first became interested in them on a field trip to Sheffield Forest led by Margaret Pilkington over ten years ago. Most of the early drawings […]

Welsh Moss

There’s a moss that’s fairly common round here (Ceredigion) – in a very specific habitat – that you simply won’t find in Sussex.  It grows on hard acidic rock (that’s the first reason) in steep, very humid gorges (the second).  It’s Isothecium holtii.  In the photo above taken on the Hafod Estate it’s abundant in […]