Ancient Finns used it to insulate their houses. Some moss is even used in perfumes to create a scent of the forest. #luomus #Bryophytes #naturalhistory @helsinkiuni #helsinkisustainability @hbriggs @naturalhistorycollections @eurotaxonomy #biodiversity https://t.co/9jBPKBCVPm
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Under the roof of what was once to become the residence of the future King of Finland, researchers painstakingly study herbarium specimens of mosses, liverworts and hornworts, also known as bryophytes. Living moss carpets have a vital impact on biodiversity.
Did you know that mosses and lichens help to cool down the climate and that they are vital for #biodiversity? There are over 900 bryophyte species found in Finland, representing half of the European bryophyte diversity. #HelsinkiSustainability @luomus https://t.co/XZnyddHpW2