External Links

Photo: Amanda Heinrich

Bryological Societies

American Bryological and Lichenological Society

British Bryological Society

Sociedad Española de Briología

International Association of Bryologists


Bryology Classes

Friends of the Jepson Herbarium Workshops—classes in beginning and intermediate Bryology are offered to the public in Berkeley, California.

Bryophyte workshops at Eagle Hill in Maine


Images of Western Bryophytes

Images of California Bryophytes

Southern Illinois University—photographs of bryophytes worldwide.


Access to Literature

Digital Library of the Real Jardín Botánico of Madrid—an unbelievable array of digitized images of old journals from around the world.

Gallica, bibliothèque numérique de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

Electronic version of Moss Flora of China, Vols 1,2


Online Herbarium Data

Consortium of North American Bryophyte Herbaria

UC Berkeley—the entire UC collection is not cataloged, but much of Dan Norris’ and all of Jim Shevock’s Collections are included in this database.

New York Botanical Garden

University of British Columbia—includes Wilf Schofield’s massive collections, and the bryophytes from the Dudley Herbarium at Stanford University

Swedish Museum of Natural History

The Royal Botanic Garden at Madrid Cryptogamic Herbarium

List of Herbaria with collections of bryophytes



Jepson Workshop on “Introduction to Bryophytes” from March 12, 2022

Jepson Workshop on “Wonders of a dryland moss: Syntrichia from genomes to ecosystems” from January 30, 2021.

KQED Deep Look video “These ‘Resurrection Plants’ Spring Back to Life in Seconds” from June 25, 2015



Bryophyte Ecology, an excellent online book by Janice Glime

Bryonet—a list server for all topics bryological

Bryophyte Phylogeny Poster (updated often)

liverwort floating on water
Ricciocarpos natans