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Author Topic: Mosses, Lichens, Liverworts etc: under-recorded groups  (Read 48586 times)

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Re: Mosses, Lichens, Liverworts etc: under-recorded groups
« Reply #225 on: November 06, 2021, 11:50:39 AM »
Cladonia macilenta

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« Reply #226 on: November 06, 2021, 11:51:51 AM »
Cladonia chlorophaea

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« Reply #227 on: November 07, 2021, 12:40:58 PM »
Polytrichum commune is the most abundant moss in the yard. Forms large dense colonies which donít allow many weeds to germinate. This makes it a good choice for easy maintenance moss garden.
I estimate we have more than 50 species of moss and probably similar number of lichens on the property, and I donít know the species name for most of them.

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« Reply #228 on: November 07, 2021, 12:47:25 PM »
Platygyrium repens, oil spill moss

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« Reply #229 on: November 07, 2021, 12:51:37 PM »
Leucobryum sp.

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« Reply #230 on: November 07, 2021, 12:57:53 PM »
Amanita sp.

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« Reply #231 on: November 07, 2021, 01:06:56 PM »
Few random shots not in our yard, but close by.

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Re: Mosses, Lichens, Liverworts etc: under-recorded groups
« Reply #232 on: November 07, 2021, 02:31:06 PM »
Nik, the third and fifth pictures look like a fungus we have in the UK, called Turkey Tail, Trametes versicolor.

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« Reply #233 on: November 07, 2021, 03:57:22 PM »
Thanks, Ian! That indeed seems to be the correct ID. (By the way, we have many wild turkeys that visit our yard almost daily)

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« Reply #234 on: November 07, 2021, 03:59:41 PM »
Few more from the yard.
This one is delicious. Lactifluus hygrophoroides.

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« Reply #235 on: November 07, 2021, 04:03:52 PM »
Some Russula sp.
In our yard they come in almost every color of the rainbow, except blue. Slugs LOVE them.
Quite important for several members of the Ericaceae family in our yard in terms of mycorrhizal associations.
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« Reply #236 on: November 07, 2021, 04:05:25 PM »
And a no ID bluish-purplish one.

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« Reply #237 on: November 09, 2021, 12:57:29 PM »
The aptly named worm moss, Bryoandersonia illecebra, using Tortella sp. as a substrate.

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« Reply #238 on: November 10, 2021, 12:55:04 PM »
Mitchella repens, partridgeberry, is a nice evergreen ground cover that can easily overtake the moss in the yard if left unchecked. Thankfully, hungry deer eat most of it during the winter which saves me a lot of weeding.

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Re: Mosses, Lichens, Liverworts etc: under-recorded groups
« Reply #239 on: November 11, 2021, 11:57:33 AM »
Helodium paludosum?

 


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