Glistening Liquid

The noun definition for dew is tiny drops of water that form on cool surfaces at night. One of the verb definitions of dew was wet with beaded or glistening liquid. Last night the glistening liquid formed. Furthermore we were a bit surprised that there was a low fog as well. It had not been in the forecast.

When we stepped out for our morning walk it was a beautiful 46F. The fog was low and not thick.

The early morning light was golden!

The pair of Post Oaks and the Little Bluestem were damp with the morning fog.

Meshweaver spiders web were easy to spot glistening with dew.

Rosettes of Texas Thistle (Cirsium texanum) were bejeweled.

The grass funnel spiders were easy to spot too! This little one was about 8mm.
On one of the grass funnel spiders’ web, the grass poked through.
A feather on the ground was ladened with the dew. I believe it may have belonged to a meadowlark. Since there were only a couple of the small feathers I don’t think it had been someone dinner last night.

Interesting to me these mushrooms did not really have dew droplets. In fact I only found one drop on the bottom edge of one cap. I supposed they were too smooth?
The Tiny Bluets (Houstonia pusilla) however were happy I bet!

Still waiting for more sunshine, the Spring Beauty (Claytonia virginica) seemed to embrace the damp morning!

It was a fine glistening morning!

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  1. Really like that second photo where the sun is showing and the dew covers the green grass. Gary said it looked like a painting.

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