fantastic fungi

Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi ~ foraging forests micro wonders of nature fantastic fungi ~ I want people to see how amazing and beautiful these tiny organisms are! ~ Alison Pollack Photographer Alison Pollack reveals the amazing world of fungi literally hidden beneath our feet. She strolls around the forest looking for tiny bits of color from small…

fungi, beauty

Foraging For Fungi

  Foraging For Fungi ~ nature’s recyclers share beauty and nutrients harbinger of life ~ plant nor an animal mysterious separate kingdom nutrient cycling natural decomposer beautiful, magical moments ethereal birth, growth, and rebirth fantastic fungi foraging forays ~ These images are from my trip to Virginia back in September. I was delighted to find…

fungi, poetry

Fungi Fantasia

Fungi Fantasia ~ funky fungi glow nature’s unsung recyclers harbingers of life ~                                 Fungi are endlessly fascinating to me. I love the variety of colors, shapes, textures, and habitats they occupy (from the desert to the deep sea.) Did…

Freaky Fungi

Freaky Fungi       ~ freaky fungi forms a mycologist’s delight the beauty of spores ~             This is the follow up to my mushroom hunting adventure. I saved the two wildest mushrooms for this second post. If you’re brave, you can click on the images for a closer…

Mushroom Hunting

Mushroom Hunting ~ colorful fungi  mushrooms fill the forest floor a hunter’s delight spores, yeast, molds, mushrooms galore calling all mycologists ~ I had a blast finding and photographing mushrooms on my hike this past Monday. It was my first day out in about a month, and the forest was filled with an amazing variety…

moss, poetry

Moss Mountain

Moss Mountain ~ majestic mountain ruling over mossy fields king of the moss land ~ I love the details of nature to be found in close up views. I’d love a better camera to fully capture the details, but they’re still fascinating to me. This scene is like a miniature mountain scene. In physical reality,…

nature elements, poetry

Elementals #6

Elementals #6 ~ tiny villages share bark, moss, fungi, water  synergistic life ~ I love to see these tiny patches of life thriving on the bark of a tree. Its amazing to me how the bark, moss, and fungi synergistically thrive with each other. Each one contributing to the whole, and taking only what is…

elementals, nature poetry

Elementals #5

Elementals #5 ~ forest and fungi the synergy of shared growth elemental play  ~ I have long been fascinated by fungi and mushrooms. Fungi are heterotrophs that obtain their carbon and energy from other organisms. Some fungi obtain their nutrients from a living host (plant or animal) and others obtain their nutrients from dead plants.      

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Awesome Stories 269

This week Awesome Stories brings you seeds of joy, library services, inspired action, beautiful fungi and silence. Planting Seeds This short video really touched me. I felt waves of joy, sadness and happiness wash over me. One of the lyrics is about planting seeds and letting go. Whatever grows will grow and whatever dies will…