Mossy Thoughts

Thinking about my previous comment on wet Summers reminds me about the incredible amount of moss I encounter when out on StillWalks production days. Admittedly a fair few of these have been in and around woodland so maybe that is to be expected but, despite the fact that our lawn is made up of more moss than grass, I love the stuff.

It’s when it sends up those little heads, the peristomes, that it is particularly fascinating.

If you want some fascinating facts about moss, check out info presented by Year 2 children (6 – 7 year olds) in this screen shot video from a woodland project I did with them a few years ago.

moss on a branch

Mossy Heads - Peristomes!

moss heads

Moss Heads!

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