Hylocomium splendens, syn: Hylocomium proliferum, Hypnum splendensE: Glittering Wood-moss, DE: EtagenmossSI: bleee sedjeDat.: Nov. 17. 2012Lat.: 46.35952 Long.: 13.69819Code: Bot_679/2012_IMG2046 Habitat: Mixed wood, under Picea abies, rocky, almost flat terrain, limestone bedrock, humid place, in half-shade, partly protected from direct rain by tree canopies, average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevation 620 m (1.770 feet), alpine phytogeographical region. Substratum: rocks and ground soil.Place: Lower Trenta valley, west of Na Melu place, near Strgulc abandoned farm house, East Julian Alps, Posoje, Slovenia EC Comment: Growing in large patches among larger rocks and trees. Branch leafs have no nerves. This is a quite common but large and beautiful moss with characteristic red stems. Capsules are uncommon and I havent seen them yet.Ref.:(1) V.Wirth, R.Dll, Farbatlas Flechten und Moose, Ulmer (2000), p 304. (2 ) I. Atherton, S. Bosanquet, M. Lawley, eds., Mosses and Liverworts of Britain and Ireland, British Bryological Society, (2010), p 821. (3) M. Nebel, G.Philippi, eds., Die Moose Baden-Wrttembergs, Vol: 1.2.3. (2000, 2001, 2005), p 517. (4) B.Marbach, C.Kainz, Moose, Farne und Flechten, BLV (2002), p 56.