Bryophyte ID Workshop

With my Marsden project studying physiological stress and interactions in bryophytes, I’m delving into a completely new group of plants and had the opportunity this week to learn about how to identify several common mosses and liverworts of the New Zealand forest. David Glenny, an AI on my project, hosted Gretchen Brownstein and me for a 3-day workshop in the Lincoln office of Manaaki Whenua. On the first day, we travelled over Arthur’s Pass to collect bryophytes from the Hohonu Scenic Reserve, a lovely podocarp forest on the West Coast. Continue reading

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