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Powder Gun Moss Diphyscium foliosum

Observer

bdunc

Date

August 25, 2004

Description

Sometimes called "Grain of Wheat Moss" or "Powder Gun Moss", the latter because raindrops landing on the capsule can cause them to eject a cloud of spores as far as 50 mm. That's a pretty respectable range since the capsules are only about 3 mm long.

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