Snowdonia bryophytes April 2017


Carnedd, Snowdonia looking down at Ffynnon Llugwy Reservoir

Orthothecium intricatum
Orthothecium intricatum

Scapania aspera
Scapania aspera - Postical leaves decurrent, antical lobes widely crossing the stem

Barbilophozia floerkii
Barbilophozia floerkii - 3-lobed leaves and underleaves are clues to this species

Sphagnum capillifolium
Sphagnum capillifolium

Pterogonium gracile
Pterogonium gracile - Neat triangular leaves, toothed at the tip and a forked double nerve

Anoectangium cf aestivum
Anoectangium cf aestivum - Closest match I could find

Grimmia cf donniana
Grimmia cf donniana - Closest match plus longitudinal and transverse basal cell walls same thickness

Racomitrium elongatum
Racomitrium elongatum - Papillose leaf cells and quadrate non-sinuose cells at the leaf base

Antitrichia curtipendula
Antitrichia curtipendula - distinctive recurved teeth to the leaf apices

Anomobryum julaceum
Anomobryum julaceum - 1mm leaves appressed wet or dry, costa 3/4 length

Schistidium strictum
Schistidium strictum - close up | leaf | leaf section