The relative richness of species within bryophyte communities is a good indicator of the general quality and health of the entire ecosystem in which they persist.
Over recent decades, the exploration, description and monitoring of bryophyte communities in tropical forests around the world has been a particular focus of bryologists at the Natural History Museum.
This project explores the diversification of leafy liverwort families and the potential offered by DNA taxonomy. Find out more.
Find out who is currently involved in bryophyte-related research at the Museum.
The Natural History Museum is pleased to host the International Association of Bryologists (IAB) conference 2013.