Bryo-clips

Short clips of bryophytes doing stuff

Sperm cells of Physcomitrium pyriforme after smashing a mature antheridium. You can see them moving when the image is zoomed in, they have a distinct coiled shape

 

Revoluble annulus of Funaria hygrometrica in action. Moisture reaches the ring of expandible cells that seals the operculum and this smart mechanism is triggered, opening the capsule