BioInfo (UK)

Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus (Hedw.) Warnst. (Churchyard Moss, Springy Turf-moss)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 1 images of Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus (Churchyard Moss, Springy Turf-moss)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus (Churchyard Moss, Springy Turf-moss)

Suggested Literature

Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
BRYOPHYTA
(mosses and Liverworts)
BRYOPSIDA
(mosses)
EUBRYIDEAE
(a subclass of mosses)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus:

colony colony is associate of fruitbody Hygrocybe - waxcaps, waxcap mushrooms (Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae) UK/Ireland
gametophyte gametophyte is associate of fruitbody Crepidotus muscigenus - an oysterling (Agaricales: Inocybaceae) UK/Ireland Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
plant (live) live plant is parasitised by fruitbody Leptosporomyces raunkiaeri - a resupinate basidiomycete (Polyporales: Atheliaceae) UK/Ireland Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005

Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
BRYOPHYTA
(mosses and Liverworts)
BRYOPSIDA
(mosses)
Rhytidiadelphus
(shaggy mosses)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A very common moss in unimproved grassland and old lawns, especially churchyards where it often forms monocultures in shady corners. Its presence is a good indicator that a site will have Waxcaps.

References

Creative Commons Licence
Unless otherwise expressly stated, all original material on the BioInfo website by Malcolm Storey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence.