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Atherton, I., Bosanquet, S. & Lawley, M. (eds), 2010

British Mosses and Liverworts - a field guide

A beautifully illustrated field guide to bryophytes. Enables identification of all those species which can be named without recourse to a microscope; the remainder are presented as aggregates.

Online version available through the BBS website.

Publisher British Bryological Society (BBS)
Pages 848
Web site
Coverage Fully illustrates and describes the c. 75% of the British species which can be recognised in the field, with brief notes on the remaining 25% requiring a microscope.
Illustrations Colour photographs.
Identify In the field (also useful to examine with x15 or x20 hand lens).

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

BRYOPHYTA (mosses and Liverworts) Identification Current
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