Monthly Archives: October 2013

10.31.2013 It’s the Fungus Apocalypse

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10.28.2013 Corpse Plant

OK, so not all that scary.  The lack of chlorophyll does give these a somewhat corpsey feel.  They are also called Indian Pipes and are better known for that name. They are dependent on fungi for their nourishment.  Cut and … Continue reading

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10.27.2013 Corn Rows

Nothing happening this weekend.  So here is another from a few weeks back. Amherst used to be a farming town and the University of Massachusetts was originally called Massachusetts Agricultural College…Mass Aggie for short.  As the college grew into a … Continue reading

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10.26.2013 Three is not a crowd

I was driving by Atkins Reservoir here in my little home town when some bright colors between some trees caught my eye.  We’re all attracted to bright shiny stuff and this got me.  The first temptation when we see something … Continue reading

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10.23.2013 The Maples on Mount Pollux

These trees have been here before.  While Norwottuck is a big draw for me, so are these two trees.  They have been here for years  and will continue for more to come.  But….they are declining as you can tell from … Continue reading

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10.22.2013 Mount Norwottuck again

By now you know the drill…I like to repeat locations and often.  That was the case this past Sunday.  Mount Pollux is a few miles from my house and affords a lovely view of my home town…Amherst…and the Holyoke Mountain … Continue reading

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10.19.2013 The Full Hunters Moon and Quabbin Valley

Some days I just don’t feel motivated to leave the house.  Today was one of those after a rough work day yesterday but I dragged myself out the door and down the road I went.  A bit lazy, I drove … Continue reading

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