Thank goodness for the Internet and the diligence of moss lovers and academicians to share information about bryophytes with us. Bridging the gap of pertinent information is being addressed by folks from around the world. Here are links to my favorite sites. We welcome your suggestions.

LINKS to Bryophytes – Academic Sites

BRYOPHYTE ECOLOGY – eBook by Dr. Janice Glime from Michigan Technical Univeristy (recent IAB president, author and professor) – Dynamic and comprehensive view of bryophytes.

BRYOPHYTE HERBARIUM at DUKE UNIVERISTY, Durham, NC, USA – Bryophytes of the Southeast, USA.

WISCONSIN BRYOPHYTES – Freckmann Herbarium: University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point – Good bryophyte info and photographs.

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – CARBONDALE — Detailed overview of bryophytes and related research.

MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN site — Extensive bryophyte research references.

AUSTRALIAN NATURAL BOTANIC GARDEN site – Good info on botanical characteristics of bryophytes.

THE GOFFINET LAB — Classification of the Bryophyta by Bernard Goffinet, William Buck and Jonathon Shaw.

LINKS to Moss Friends around the World

ANNETTE LAUNER‘S moss site in Germany – Photographs of mosses and more.

STICKS and STONES FARM – Tim Currier and Annie Stieffel’s farm in Connecticut; nature retreats and drum circle event sat this sustainable farm

MICHAEL LUETH – Bryophyte photographs from various countries – Site of renowned German byrophyte photographer who travels internationally with the world’s best bryologists. His site but you can find his photos all over the Web.

ANDREW’S MOSS SITE – Andrew Spink’s Moss site in The Netherlands – Photographs of mosses and a key to identifying the mosses and liverworts of northwest Europe.

HIDDEN FOREST – Clive Shirley’s moss site in New Zealand featuring photographs and general info

WORLD OF MOSSES — Site for Robert Muma’s sketches of mosses


Annette Launer’s Blog – Germany

Jessica Budke’s Blog — University of Connecticut, USA

Lalita Calibria’s Blog — USA


Ann Gordon’s Blog — North Carolina, USA


Saiho-ji Zen Garden – One of the earliest Zen gardens, known as Kokedera (Moss Temple). Boasting over 120 varieties of moss, it is located in Kyoto, Japan.

Edenwoods, Richmond, Virginia, USA — Private garden — Norie Burnet’s magnificent 4-acre Woodland Shade Garden that features mosses, of course.


Moss: A Tribute by HistorianHimself

Brian Engh’s video production featuring bryophytes from the beginning of time. My FAV video!

mosses & liverworts by pflanzenliebe

Slide show of Annette Launer’s incredible bryophyte photos

Bryophyta Rap by vicsters

Catch moss fever with this musical invitation


Moss Reproduction  by kosasihiskandarsjah

Basic bryophyte life cycle

Mosses-Bryophytes Life Cycle

Exploding Moss Spores


International Association of Bryologists

American Bryological and Lichenological Society

North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association

American Horticultural Society

North Carolina Master Gardener Volunteers, Transylvania County Chapter

North Carolina Native Plant Society

Western North Carolina Green Building Council

Transylvania County Women’s Business Exchange

FACEBOOK — Join our Go Green With Moss Group!/group.php?gid=80344757420


Kathy Zimmerman’s landscaping business, Brevard, NC

Pam and Richard Fry’s nursery and landscaping business, Pisgah Forest, NC

Hope Janowitz’s nursery and landscaping business, Pisgah Forest, NC

Terri Long, Landscape designer, Asheville, NC

LINKS — Still in Progress — We welcome your suggestions!

3 Responses to “Favorite Links”

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    Eleanor Suzanne

    Is there ANYTHING that or ANYONE who can create a Moss Garden on Long Island, NY?

  2. 2
    Eleanor Suzanne

    Is there ANYONE who can create a Moss Garden (private home) on Long Island, NY??

  3. 3

    Yes! Mountain moss can! Contact to learn more!

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