Monographs Details: Brachythecium turgidum (Hartm.) Kindb.
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.
Family:Brachytheciaceae
Discussion:Three plant fragments with plicate leaves, 1.60-1.75 m. Leaf margins in the fossils are entire or weakly serrulate near the apex, and the costa reaches only to the leaf middle.