Still in the woods

Since the creek was mostly dry on this outing, we managed to go the entire length of the creek within the grasslands’ boundary. This post will finish the creek portion of the outing.

Always fun to see a new species of insect. This is a Ichneumonid Wasp (Trogomorpha arrogans).

A new location was found for the Southern Shield Fern (Thelypteris kunthii)! This makes three places on the grasslands!

Spores just starting to form as shown in these white spots called sori.

Did you know there is more than one kind of species of cicadas in our area? This is the remains of a Superb Dog-Day Cicada (Neotibicen superbus).

An exuvia of a unknown species of cicada hung on the lichen covered twig.

An old white shelf fungus.

‘World’s Worst Invasive Weed’ Sold at Many U.S. Garden Centers

Keep looking!

The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.


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