Moss Lesson 3 – Where Mosses Rule
Jerry Jenkins, White Creek, N.Y.
In boreal forests, unlike the temperate ones, they often form a continuous layer, covering the whole forest floor. The dominants of this are must-know mosses, abundant in the boreal and common in many other forests. Lesson 3, Where Mosses Rules, features 15 boreal forest mosses, 13 common and two rare, looking at who they are, how they are identified, and what they do.