Moss dangly bits ?

TBRO

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Just noticed some odd club like projections from some of my Christmas Moss. Looks like the breeding apparatus of terrestrial mosses (long time since I did GCSE biology!, can't remember the technical word). The moss has never grown emersed. Has anyone else seen this in their tank?

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aquaticmaniac

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I haven't ever seen sporophytes on my aquatic mosses, although I've never kept christmas moss. Who knew :D
 

TBRO

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I knew somone would know the right word! Scary how much you forget from school :lol:
 

samc

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i have seen one on mine before :D yours is obviously happy.

looks quite natural too
 
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