Challenge #84 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In this challenge, show us interesting and beautiful mosses; the beauty and details found in their textures, and colours. These are some of the very earliest plant-life of the ancient world, and there are known to be at least 12,000 species. The mosses should be outside in their natural environment. Macro and close-up photos are welcome. (Lichens, which have different botanical structures have had their own challenge several weeks ago.) The plant called Spanish moss is NOT a species of moss, so would be DQ'd. Refer to Wikipedia for more information about mosses. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM.
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Mossy Roof
Mossy Elowah
Fountain Apple-moss
Iceland - Laki vulcano lava field
Forest council
Moss covered well in Koto-in
Nature Hike in Bergen, Norway
Hoh Rainforest
Moss Heaven
fence post topping
Moss-covered rock
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Moss Covers These Basalt Rocks
Moss Between The Bricks.
Moss Growing on a Fallen Pine Log
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