haircap

haircap

(ˈhɛəˌkæp)
n
(Plants)
a. any moss of the genus Polytrichum
b. (as modifier): haircap mosses.
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The moss patches are dominated by Hylocomium splendens (feather moss) and Polytrichum commune (common haircap moss); see Plate 1.
We barely move, examining crustose lichens, foliose lichens, haircap moss, blue-copper fungus, turkeytail tree fungus.