Mosses: NOID moss on rock

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  1. Nik

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    I do not know what kind of moss this is. Grows on rocks and its color seems to change with temperature. Now, semi-frozen, it looks more brown than green. Normally it is more dark green.
    Note on the last photo (below the moss) some fruiting bodies of black-gray lichen that tightly covers the surface of the rock. @Frog , do you have an idea about the genus/species of the lichen?
     

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    Few more pictures.
    I guess this could be Hedwigia ciliata (Hedwig’s fringeleaf moss).
     

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    Beautiful lush mosses @Nik!
    Not sure on the lichens: I see the pale rimmed apothecia of the crustose lichen with the pale grey (slight green tinge) thallus. The black areas I can't tell if these are rock or lichen without closer shot.
     

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