photo: common smoothcap moss (atrichum undulatum)

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the common smoothcap moss (atrichum undulatum) features transversely undulate leaves, but its most prominent feature are the long, distinctly beaked capsules that are borne on 3 cm long, reddish setae.

common smoothcap moss (atrichum undulatum)

the species is also called catherine’s moss in english, and wellenblättriges katharinenmoos in german.

species details via Farbatlas Flechten und Moose (Wirth, Düll)

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