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Happy Canada Day

We're nine in this Forsstroemia boat now! That is, nine declared on iNaturalist plus Linda and Allan paddling in parallel. Welcome! (And you guys thinking about jumping in: c'mon board! there's plenty of room!)

No Fan Moss turned up this spring, but clearly it wasn't because no-one was out looking for moss. It's fantastic to follow along on the map, and to know that we'll have something to report at the end of the year. For me, it's also amazing to discover magical eastern Ontario old growth and hidden, shady cliffs while trying to figure out where this moss might be hiding out. More on that soon!

Meantime, please remember to add your relevant observations to the project. It's easy with the "Add from my observations" link on the right, on the project page.
o Click “add from my observations”
o Click “Batch edit” and “Select All” (or individually select the observations to add”)
o Choose the arrow next to “Projects” at the top, and click “add” ...more ↓

Posted on July 01, 2019 14:56 by jdoubt jdoubt | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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If your path in 2019 leads through southern Canadian natural areas with rock outcrops or mature deciduous trees, please submit observations of shaggy mosses growing on the vertical!

Known historically (1828 to 1893) from deciduous trees between London and Prescott in southern Ontario, Fan Moss (Forsstroemia trichomitria) was re-discovered in Canada in 2011 (Faubert & Gagnon 2013). ...more ↓

Mini jdoubt created this project on May 25, 2019

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