Encalypta ciliata

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Encalypta ciliata

This beautiful image of the fringed calyptrae of Encalypta ciliata (Fringed Extinguisher-moss) was taken by Clare Shaw on the BBS meeting on Ben Lawers in 2023 (after the Centenary AGM). It is quite a feat to get everything looking so sharp, especially the cilia!

You can see more images on our Species Finder page at https://www.britishbryologicalsociety.org.uk/learning/species-finder/encalypta-ciliata/

Published: 1 October 2023