Delaney collecting Lycopodiella diffusa from a swamp near Charleston, West Coast. Photo: Lara Shepherd.

Last week Victoria University MSc student Delaney Burnard and I had a quick trip to the South Island to collect lycophytes for Delaney’s research. Lycophytes are sometimes called “clubmosses”, but they are not related to mosses. They are actually more closely related to ferns and seed plants. Lycophytes differ fromRead more