M is for Moss

Nothing like a little moss to slow down your day!

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One of Nature’s Mysteries to Solve

Hey there!

Here’s a little something for you to ponder.

Mystery #92

Perhaps just guess ‘what it is’ rather than trying for a specific name, because even we don’t know that!


As soon as I show you the entire plant, you humans will probably know what the little knobs on the top are:


These are moss spore capsules, what many humans probably refer to as ‘seeds’ but moss is a simple plant, similar to ferns. Neither flower, and it takes a flower to make a ‘seed’.

That’s the simple version that I remembered from everything Miz Flora had to say. If you want to know the whole complicated thing about moss and how they make these spore capsules, then you need to look it up. It’s too much for me!