Bryophyte Surveys Ltd
Registered office address:
20 Churchfields,
Widnes,
Cheshire,
WA8 9RP
07545 198711
des.callaghan@bryophytesurveys.co.uk

Cornwall

Quick comeback of a rare moss at Greeb Point

The globally threatened Weissia multicapsularis is known from only five sites worldwide, four in Cornwall and one in South Wales. At Greeb Point, on the south coast of Cornwall, it has been monitored and habitat managed since 1998, funded by Natural England. The moss occupies bare soil patches in up to three hedge banks, but […]

By |May 5th, 2015|News from bryophyte surveys at sites in Britain|

Rare copper-moss befriends rabbits

Rabbits are frequently important for maintaining the habitat for rare species at sites in Britain, though this usually concerns their grazing activities. At the old Tolgus Tin Works, near Redruth in Cornwall, the rare copper-moss Scopelophila cataractae benefits in a different way. The moss can only grow on bare substrates that are high in heavy […]

By |February 10th, 2015|News from bryophyte surveys at sites in Britain|