Closeup: Mushroom

Time for your closeup… This is a side view of a large white-cap mushroom. It was maybe five inches (13 cm) across.

November Fungus

We went walking in the woods this weekend, and I brought my camera along. Luckly, I brought my flash, too. In this shot, I held it in my left hand as far away from me as possible when I took the picture, and set the camera to underexpose the image slightly. I like the way […]

Eight Toadstools

Taking a trip back in time. Today I’m visiting September, when these mushrooms grew. Can you spot them all?

Portrait of a yellow mushroom

The last day of September. I can practically feel the earth gathering its strength. Preparing for the long winter. Plants are beginning to enter their dormant phase, but this single yellow mushroom with burnt orange markings is growing in the woods, taking advantage of the combination of water and soil while the earth is still […]