If you decide to join the inventory, here is how it will work.
We will use computers as much as possible for communication and as a source of periodic reports that you can access from the New York State Museum's web site. To assist you in identifying this moss, please visit the Identification pages. If you would like a sample of Pseudoscleropodium purum, please contact us and request that one be sent to you. We want to know where you searched for this moss, whether you were successful in finding it or not. Please send the following information:
Please mail the sample and the collection data to:
- The locality searched (county, town name, miles and direction to nearest city or village, name of the cemetery or other site)
- Date visited
- Your name
- Small sample of the moss (a mat about four inches square)
New York State Museum
Albany, NY 12230
We will verify your identification and report back to you. All new information (successful and unsuccessful searches) will be placed on this web site.