Monographs Details: Mnium ambiguum Müll.Hal.
Authority: Buck, William R. 1987. Bryostephane Steereana: A Collection of Bryological Papers Presented to William Campbell Steere On The Occasion of His 80th Birthday. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 45: 1-749.
Discussion:Koponen (1980) considered M. lycopodioides Schwaegr. endemic to eastern Asia. Material that has been called that in North America is correctly known as M . ambiguum.