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Brain cloud

This stiff, pale green moss might make for some nice bushes around a model-train set. Up close it looks like a bleached coral reef, or maybe a mass of neurons. Although there are none of its namesakes in this area, … Continue reading

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Mossy microcosm

A small patch of Conifer or Haircap moss (genus Polytrichum) looks like a pine tree forest shrunk down to terrarium size. This group shared its space with some kind of pale Cup lichen (genus Cladonia) — perhaps Reindeer lichen (Cladina … Continue reading

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