Category Archives: Environment

The View from Under a Mushroom

It’s Day 2 of the latest massive mushroom manifestation and the rain continues to pour. The mosquitoes are fierce, so I’m not able to spend as much time as I’d like on focus and composition. Here’s a lucky shot of … Continue reading

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Plastic Canada Goose Death

Occasionally, one of the faux Canada Geese that decorates my neighbor’s flower garden collapses onto my property. I found the poor fellow down and pinned by vines and stems this afternoon while photographing my own garden’s bounty. Go tell Aunt … Continue reading

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Close to The Edge for Parsley

My parsley-eating friends, Papilio polyxenes or Black Swallowtail caterpillars, have come for another visit. This one shows off its acrobatic skills, dangling at the end of a stem of parsley in order to munch every last leaf. Papilio polyxenes caterpillars … Continue reading

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Massively Multiplying Mushrooms

The abundant rain from Hurricane Irene prompted massive mushroom growth. About 50 mushrooms of two different species have sprouted in the yard, giving me lots of photographic opportunities. Keeping an eye out for Hobbits and Faeries. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1tGZT-Wv

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Fires and Quakes and Floods … Oh My!

The Dismal Swamp grows ever more dismal by the day as the fire that has been burned since August 4 continues despite the 10+ inches of rain from Hurricane Irene. Between the start of the swamp fire and the hurricane, … Continue reading

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Transmogrified

I continue to photograph the giant mushroom I found in the yard, but with equipment and skill limitations I’m not getting what I want in color, depth and clarity. So I decided to throw realism out the window and go … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis/Metamorphosized

n. pl. met·a·mor·pho·sis 1. A transformation, as by magic or sorcery. 2. A marked change in appearance, character, condition, or function. 3. Biology A change in the form and often habits of an animal during normal development after the embryonic … Continue reading

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