Benito Tan, The Moss Guy

SMALL is beautiful to scientist Benito Tan, 52, who has spent most of his life studying Earth’s simplest and most ancient plants – mosses.

Affectionately known as KL (“The Moss Guy”)’s Professor Tan, Benito Tan obtained his PhD in Botany from the University of British Columbia in Canada in 1981.

The links below highlight his achievements and contributions to our beloved hobby.

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