Monthly Archives: May 2010

5.31.10 Ganoderma lucidum

While looking for some more water images this morning, I came across a colony of wonderful Reishi fungus (Ganoderma lucidum).  They are lovely shiny bracket or polypore fungi and are believed to have beneficial medicinal qualities. While developing they have … Continue reading

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5.31.10 Wahconah Falls

Here are two more waterfall images. Wahconah State Park has several levels of waterfalls.  The first image is the lower of the two shown in the second shot. The second image shows a natural dam between the two falls shown. … Continue reading

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5.29.10 Chapel Falls

This past week I had the goal of visiting as many waterfalls in Western Massachusetts as I could. I didn’t get to quite as many as I would have liked, but Chapel Falls was very enjoyable.  It is one of … Continue reading

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5.28.10 Oval-based Prominent

Another example of camouflage in moths. They are genetically confident enough that they can’t be seen that they just sit there and let you get good and close to photograph.

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5.25.10 Taking the time to notice things.

Often I get asked how I see some of the insects I find in the woods. I don’t have exceptional vision by any means. But we are tuned into what our interest may be and, for me, I’m looking for … Continue reading

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5.23.10

I’ve finally joined the Blogosphere.  It is my hope that my contributions will be worthwhile, entertaining and occasionally informative.

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