Geothermal moss (359/2283)

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Geothermal moss growing on geothermally heated ground. The soil temperature 10 cm below the ground here is up to 90 degrees Celsius.

Scientific name
Campylopus pyriformis
Location
Craters of the moon, Karapiti, Waikato, New Zealand
Photo ID
20695