Category Archives: Quabbin

07.04.2020 Hemlock Varnish Conk-Ganoderma tsugae

Although the same species, this is not the same mushroom I posted as an abstract a while back.  I went looking for woodland flowers this morning and not much was happening.  They must be spent from their glory last year … Continue reading

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06.18.2020 It’s Mountain Laurel Season Again!

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06.13.2020 Fungal Fire

A little abstract fungus something on a warm sunny day in New England. Ganoderma tsugae, along with G. lucidum, are herbal mushrooms used for a variety of applications.  I am not an herbalist or a mycologist so that’s all I … Continue reading

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05.30.2020-2 Saturday Morning Fog Hangover

Here is one more image from foggy Quabbin Hill this past Wednesday morning.  After the two trees shot and the violets, I thought I’d walk a bit further up the road and see if there were any more compositions that … Continue reading

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05.30.2020 Spilling through the Spillway

I didn’t expect there to be much flow through the spillway after so many days of no rain but the water levels in the reservoir and watershed are high enough that there was an overflow. The reservoir was created by … Continue reading

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05.29.2020-3 Yes, a third post :)

Why not…it’s fog Friday and this is one more foggy image shot just before the Viola pedata on Quabbin Hill.  It’s sort of iconic in that many people, myself included, have made similar images here before and will do so … Continue reading

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05.28.2020 Viola pedata

A favorite among violets, Bird-foot Violet is recognized by the leaves which give the plant its name. The flower itself is easily recognized as well. The color varies from a bluer shade to this, more purple, and something that says … Continue reading

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05.25.2020 Plan B the second

There was a time when you could enter Quabbin Park well before sunrise but a couple of years ago that changed.  Finding the gates still closed I rushed around to see what else I might look at and hopefully find … Continue reading

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05.19.2020 Triple Rock Cascade

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05.01.20-2 Cascade Two-ways

This is the downstream cascade I mentioned with the waterfall images. I did a few sections here too, but I think the whole works a little better.  I’ll share the others tomorrow and see  what you think. At first I … Continue reading

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