Weekly Photo Challenge: Out of this World ***The Fungus Among Us***

When I look at the world of fungi upon close inspection, I swear I’m on another planet sometimes. Colors, shapes and textures of the fungi astound me. Not to mention the area surrounding the fungus itself.  It’s truly is out of this world. 

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved *** Fungi and Fun guys

Moments with my family, my ‘fun guys’, are my most beloved moments. If those moments involve ‘fungi’, all the better!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

Getting close and personal with the Earth and one of its inhabitants. Life is fragile.

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Hold your promise and don’t kill me

They say you can take me places Help me remember Help me forget Fly. I’m tempted to go I’m tempted to stay What do I want from you? Fly. The journey can be a trip The trip can be a journey I don’t understand you Fly. They say you have promises If I was lost…

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Collecting Chaga with an untested forager

It’s Chaga hunting day! Karoline arrives at my door with her backpack in hand. I look down at her feet and notice she is wearing ankle high hiking boots. Not quite the boots I was hoping she would be wearing. She will soon learn when I say wear your boots, it means up to the…

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Patience. Got to have patience.

I know it’s there. It’s lingering, just beneath the snow: dormant life. I am waiting for the warmth of spring to wake up this sleepy, resting life so I may start my foraging. As I walk down the forest trail I see my foraging spots. Those Red Alder trees will have Oyster Mushrooms. The edge…

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What’s that over there!

Where do I even start? How about one foot in front of the other on this muddy trail? Or how about turning down that dusty dirt road, or maybe that one? Or how about just straight through the bush? I’m just going to bush whack all over that forest, climb that mountain, wander that creek…

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