I hate to confess it, but I don't know diddly-squat about mosses. One of these days... but it's going to mean another new vocabulary. How about just one new word, and pretty colors? Mosses reproduce by spores (like yeast), and the spores are released from the structures called sporangia. Those are the little containers at the ends of the stalks you see growing up from mosses.
I like this one a lot. It brightens up the bare spots out back- in full sun.
This patch is growing in the woods, in more shade.
I love how bright it was with the afternoon light on it.
If you compare them side by side, you can see how totally different the sporangia are. And that's all I know about these mosses!
|See Log Terrarium with Moss
See Winter Rainbow I