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Help with Moss ID

Posted by pcs2008 7 (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 12, 10 at 11:23

Can anyone identify this moss? I have a lot of it on my property (South Carolina) and was wondering if it would do OK in a closed terrarium....

http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o4/psc2007/Glass Bubble Terrariums/DSC04359.jpg

Thanks,
pete


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RE: Help with Moss ID

While there is moss in that image, the thing in the middle looks like a fruticose lichen, possibly a Cladonia sp.

Don't know how it would do in a terrarium. The members of this genus that grow around here tend to like lots of light and many prefer rather dry conditions.


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RE: Help with Moss ID

The moss looks like Leucobryon
See this link for image
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It should do well in a closed container if it is kept cool.
I am growing a plant of it in one of those supermarket cake/pie containers that has a plastic base with a plastic dome top. It is outside in mostly a shaded spot with only less than an half hour of sunlight.


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