Category Archives: Closeup Photography

10.03.2018 No matter which way you look at it, it’s an upside down world

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10.02.2018 More mushroom finds

As I was looking around the North Quabbin woods this past Saturday I saw this  mushroom standing out in the darkness. This is a Crown-tipped Coral-Artomyces pyxidatus. Sometimes walking our dog results in finding something as well, in this case … Continue reading

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09.27.2018 Late summer orchids

Ladies’ Tresses, in this case Nodding, are fairly small and you might not take them for an orchid on first notice. A closer look makes it more evident.  Earlier this month, while I was visiting the site where I find … Continue reading

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09.26.2018 Three Edibles

I don’t forage, so these had nothing to fear from me and I wasn’t going to deprive all those spores of their destinies.  But there are a few mushrooms that are unmistakable even to a layperson like me. This is … Continue reading

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09.25.2018 Small Surprises

A few days ago, while looking for some small orchids in North Quabbin, I came across this rotting pine stump covered with tiny mushrooms. It’s just an iPhone shot and didn’t get all the color as you’ll see. I went … Continue reading

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09.20.2018 Gentian Farewell

Probably my last gentian image for the year, although I have yet to photograph a bottle/closed gentian.  

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09.14.2018 The More Monarchs the Merrier

Just one image to show but yesterday we had 5 caterpillars on our milkweed plants. That’s more than we’ve ever had at one time and this year without a doubt has been our best ever.  Of course, we do have … Continue reading

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