Fog, whiles crottle, is sindry wee, saft plaunts that's for ordinar 1–10 cm (0.4–4 in) lang, tho some species is mair muckle. They for ordinar growe close thegither in wee busses or basses in dunk, urie or shady airts. They dinna hae flouers or seeds, an their aefauld leafs kivers the shilpie stalks. At certain times fog brings furth spore cods that micht kythe as beak-like cods hoven alaft on shilpie stalks.

Temporal range: Carboniferous[1]present
Clumps o fog on the grund an base o trees in the Allegheny Naitional Forest, Pennsylvanie, Unitit States
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Embryophytes
Diveesion: Bryophyta
Schimp. sensu stricto
  • Musci L.
  • Muscineae Bisch.


  1. Hubers, M.; Kerp, H. (2012). "Oldest known mosses discovered in Mississippian (late Visean) strata of Germany". Geology. 40 (8): 755–758. doi:10.1130/G33122.1.
  2. Goffinet, Bernard; William R. Buck (2004). Systematics of the Bryophyta (Mosses): From molecules to a revised classification. Monographs in Systematic Botany. Molecular Systematics of Bryophytes. 98. Missouri Botanical Garden Press. pp. 205–239. ISBN 978-1-930723-38-2.