Monthly Archives: April 2012

Tiny Black Pearls: More Slime Mold

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While exploring the living things which made their home on a rotting alder log, I came upon something new to me. It was patch of what I initially though to be miniscule mushrooms with black glossy caps. After reviewing my photos … Continue reading

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Yakima Valley Cherry Buds

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The cherry tree that produced these buds is approximately 70 years old. It is located in the Yakima valley of Washington State. Because of the long growing season and rich soil in the valley, the area is the nation’s top … Continue reading

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Trilliums Show their Stuff

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The Western White Trillium usually blooms about three weeks before Easter in Western Washington. To get more information about this showy flower, and to see a photo collage showing the color change that takes place, go to: The Western White Trillium (Trillium Ovatum), … Continue reading

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