Pincushions

This moss is so beautiful in a tight pincushion on Westray’s rocky shores.

Moss - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Mosses have been around since before plants evolved flowers and seeds and still have neither; they’ve carried on being successful without. There are 12,000 described species. That’s more than a life’s work to study.

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