Tag Archives: Fungi

Spirits and Sprites

In every woodland lurks a spirit, guardian over all . . . While the spirit-loci looks kinda heavy (a serious looking beastie) the sprites prefer to form themselves of light . . . As for this fella . . . … Continue reading

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Who Ate All The Bread?

. . . must be that raven flying high, totally out of his feathered head. To read of the sacramental role of the fly agaric in the Mithraic cult, see The Chap in the (Red) Cap, originally posted way back … Continue reading

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Post Party

Has someone thrown away a stale, uneaten, wobegone pizza? No, it’s just some Unidentifiable Fungal Object.

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A Wet Woodland Walk

Or perhaps A Spurious Segue In January 1797 John Hetherington, a London haberdasher, was fined £50 for causing a public nuisance—he was wearing the very first top hat. In public! In February 1797 the very last invasion of Britain began. And … Continue reading

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Funki Fungi

While these pictures  might seem the result of imbibing some ancient hallucinogenic concoction, I do assure you they’re simply the result of playing with ‘image-altering’ software. Enjoy . . . Editing software used: Picasa (preloaded on my laptop) CorelDraw & … Continue reading

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On This Halloween . . .

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Earth Eggs and Brackets

The last of my fungi photos—and a special Halloween collection. So to begin . . . but it has to be: Ground-growing fungi aren’t the easiest to see or to shoot. Wet knees, strained back, stings from nettles, scratches from … Continue reading

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