*1: Nance Wood,
Portreath, 1860, WC (OXF) (Paton 1969a:
*2: Near Boconnoc,
Lostwithiel, 1791, EF (BM) (Paton 1969a:
695). This record is much older than that listed as new for
vc2 by Castell (1957: 325).
Grows as mats on permanently wet substrates of
soil, over flushed slaty rock and on a rotting log. Recorded
in shaded sites in deciduous woodland, on flushed ground,
beside streams, on steep damp stream banks and above a river
bank. Associates include Brachythecium
rivulare, Rhizomnium punctatum
Not seen c.fr.