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Sphagnum fimbriatum

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  • Image author: Wartle Moss
  • As in all Sphagna, the capsules are elevated above the level of the plant by a pseudopodium of gametophyte tissue, unlike most other mosses where this function is performed by a seta of sporophyte origin.
  • July 2004, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • Original image
  • Website: British Bryological Society