Fissidentaceae

These mosses are found on shady soil. The leaves are in two rows and flattened into one plane. This helps make them recogniseable in the field. Under the microscope it will be seen that on the back of the nerve there is a "wing".

Fissidensasplenoides73a

Fissidens asplenoides

Fissidensasplenoides1308

A mature capsule of Fissidens asplenoides.

Fissidenspallidus4a

Fissidens pallidus

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