World of Mosses website


In memory of Robert Muma
November 27, 1907 - February 22, 1993

After he retired, Robert Muma became very interested in mosses. His approach was scientific as well as artistic, and both were rooted in his lifelong love for the natural world. He has since passed away, and much of his material about mosses is available here on this website. Printed copies are also for sale.


Moss articles and paintings
by Robert Muma


A Graphic Guide to Ontario Mosses
A simplified guide (small book) to the mosses of Ontario, reproduced on this website.
Printed copies are available for purchase. For more info Click Here.
Discovering The Mosses
An article in the Ontario Naturalist magazine, Winter 1979 issue. Includes drawings and photos.
Moss Paintings & Sketches
Watercolour paintings & sketches of moss by Robert Muma - 74 are reproduced on this website.
Reprints are now available for purchase. For more info Click Here.
"The World of Mosses" -- Robert Muma's famous moss cards.
The World of Mosses
is a package of 8 different note-cards. Each note-card is illustrated with a different reproduction of original watercolour artwork of moss by Robert Muma.
For more info and to preview the note-cards Click Here.
Mosses in Your Wildflower Garden
An article in Wildflower Magazine, Summer 1986 issue


Items available for sale 


Moss-related articles by other people



Robert Muma, the person

  • For a brief biographical overview of Robert Muma's life and his interest in mosses please read A profile of Robert Muma, which was part of the article "Discovering The Mosses" from the Ontario Naturalist magazine, Winter 1979 issue.


For more information about Robert Muma,
please visit the Mumart website

Robert Muma's studio, showing moss paintings works-in-progress


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