Mosses have a spectacular diversity of beautiful and surprising forms.
They are nearly always, what we as humans would consider, small; but they play a critical role in climate change prevention and have an ability to hold and control water in forests, uplands and valleys.
Hidden World of Mosses explores the tiny, intriguing environments of these plants that have their own miniature forests filled with grazers and predators, and their own ecological norms and mechanics.
About the Author
Dr Neil Bell is a bryologist specializing in phylogenetics, taxonomy and biodiversity. Much of his research is focused on quantifying, understanding and promoting Scotland's globally important bryophyte flora.