Tag Archives: Federated Women’s Clubs State Forest

06.03.2021 West Branch of Fever Brook Cascade

I considered calling this a waterfall because of its clean flow.  But in reality it is water leaking through an old dam that created a pond I visit often along State Forest Road in North Quabbin. Different parts of the … Continue reading

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03.02.2021 Yeah, you got to mix it, child, you got to fix It must be love, it’s a beech

I’ve shared a few images of winter foliage that was a surprise to some.  On Sunday while driving around before yesterday’s North Quabbin image, I spent some time in the Federated Women’s Clubs State Forest looking at beeches-Fagus grandifolia. Here’s … Continue reading

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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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03.15.2020 Silent Sunday

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03.14.2020-2 A bit of Nature’s Chaos

Those who know me have heard of my admiration for Eliot Porter‘s photography and especially his Nature’s Chaos collection. When I saw this sagging tree and its reflection I thought of how chaotic the scene was and wondered if it … Continue reading

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01.14.2020 West Fever Brook Dam Cascade

I’ve been visiting this spot for a while now and have made several wildflower images during previous Springs.  But I have not been able to find a composition for a water image.  Just upstream from this is a pond created … Continue reading

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11.19.2019 Golden Pholiota

Going back a few weeks to September 21, I found a log being broken down by a couple of healthy colonies of Pholiota aurivella, commonly known as Golden Pholiota or Golden Waxy Cap along the road in the Federated Women’s … Continue reading

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08.27.2019 Some ‘shrooms

More of the poisonous white Amanitas. A nice pair.  I liked the veil draped on the smaller. Young assassin. And a handsome LBM.

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