Ok, let’s get serious for a moment.

Or maybe not!

Here’s looking at you! A trumpet vine seed pod.

Moreover, could I get better reception with rabbit ears?

Next, tiny fairy bird baths?

A box turtle lower shell is called a plastron. The top is called carapace.

Shelf fungus! This group would qualify as a cluster. When fungi are more spread out they are called a troop. If they are even more scattered and irregular, it is called gregarious.

Indeed truly amazing boring beetles tunnels on a fallen log!

When I peeled back the bark, these nymphs scurried off! Run for your lives! In this case, I took no prisoners.

Yellow Scale (Psora icterica)is a squamulose lichen that is found on soil.

An old windmill and metal tank had a earthen tank next to it.

The metal tank did not have any water, but had some soil with mosses in it.

A view of the tank.

I collected this rock as well in the tank. Indeed, a nice find. Today, I ID’d as Endocarpon petrolepideum!

So what do you think? Does it look like a lizard climbing a tree? Tomorrow’s, we head down into a ravine.

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Keep looking!

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


  1. Yes a lizard climbing the tree. Also theres a face where beetles have tunneled. Love the fairy birdbaths and shelf fungus. Thanks again for a wonderful nature outing.

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