[Mosses of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Fan Moss, Rhizomnium Moss

Rhizomnium glabrescens

Synonym: Mnium glabrescens

Spore capsule of the sporophyte stage of Fan Moss, Rhizomnium Moss: Rhizomnium glabrescens (Synonym: Mnium glabrescens)

A close-up of the spore capsule of the sporophyte stage of what appears to be fan moss as seen in a forested section of the Eagle Creek Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area................March 24, 2012.

Sporophyte stages of Fan Moss, Rhizomnium Moss: Rhizomnium glabrescens (Synonym: Mnium glabrescens) - Gametophyte stage of Fan Moss, Rhizomnium Moss: Rhizomnium glabrescens (Synonym: Mnium glabrescens)

Sporophyte (left) and gametophyte (right) stages of what appears to be fan moss as seen in a forested section of the Eagle Creek Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area................March 24, 2012.

Paul Slichter