British Bryological Society AGM 2015

I had a super time at the BBS AGM at Preston Montford.

I came home with four new books and some interesting facts lodged in my head:

  • woodlice eat gemmae (vegetative reproductive structures) on mosses and liverworts
  • there are no bryophyte records for Burkina Faso
  • ancient Paramo jackets are de rigeur amongst bryologists (so I fit right in…)
  • it is completely normal for bryologists to buy books on the bryophytes of places they may never go to – a sort of bryological tourism!

Perhaps I should’ve bought those books on the bryology of Tierra del Fuego and the Antarctic 😀


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