Moss and Lichen As Plants
Mosses do not have seeds and after fertilisation develop sporophytes with unbranched stalks topped with single capsules containing spores. Mosses are commonly confused with lichens, hornworts, and liverworts. [from wikipedia]
General Moss Lichen At Honeyman State Park Tree Moss
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General Moss, and Lichen, As Plants

The main commercial significance of mosses is as the main constituent of peat (mostly the genus Sphagnum), although they are also used for decorative purposes, such as in gardens and in the florist trade. Traditional uses of mosses included as insulation and for the ability to absorb liquids up to 20 times their weight. [from wikipedia]

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Lichen At Honeyman State Park, Lane County, Oregon, As A Campsite Place

A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria living among filaments of multiple fungi in a symbiotic relationship. The combined lichen has properties different from those of its component organisms. Lichens come in many colours, sizes, and forms. The properties are sometimes plant-like, but lichens are not plants. [from wikipedia]

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Tree Moss, As A Form Of Plant

Usnea is a genus of mostly pale grayish-green fruticose lichens that grow like leafless mini-shrubs or tassels anchored on bark or twigs. The genus is in the family Parmeliaceae. It grows all over the world.[from wikipedia]

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