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Mosses & Liverworts – an introduction to their identification

May 15 @ 9:00 am - May 16 @ 4:00 pm

Bryophytes (mosses and liverworts) are small plants that are easily overlooked. Many of us enjoy the bright green carpets they form on trees and boulders, but never think much more about them. However, if you take a close look (and you know what to look for) a diverse and fascinating world is revealed. Bryophytes are a very rewarding group of plants to study, as the UK is home to over half of all Europe’s bryophyte species, and the bryophyte diversity of the south-west’s woods rival the cloud forests of the tropics.
To help with their conservation, Plantlife are offering free training for those interested in bryophytes to develop their identification skills.

If you would like to get in touch for an informal discussion about the foundation or advanced courses, please contact Alison Smith: or 07889 733232.


May 15 @ 9:00 am
May 16 @ 4:00 pm


Plantlife – Building Resilience in South West Woodlands


Siblyback Activity Centre, Bodmin Moor

Did you know you can hire the Tamar Valley Centre, just 5-minutes’ walk from Gunnislake Train Station, for your meeting, exhibition or event? Click here for more information