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Licensed to Kill: A Look at Noble Rot

The fungus Botrytis cinerea — a type of gray mold — is the kind that grows on the old berries in your fridge, but in the vineyards of Europe (and more recently some other wine-producing regions artificially infected, but more on that later) … 571 more words



Been out for a walk today, just through the park. Listened to the beech mast falling from the huge trees and thought to myself “I know this sound…” and then it dawned on me that it sounds quite like a camp fire. 32 more words

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My wife Christy is a master of collecting mushrooms and makes beautiful spore prints with them. We usually scan the spore prints but this time I photographed one. 10 more words

day 262 - capped

I don’t like to eat them, but they sure make for pretty photos.

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Whippoorwill whippoorwill
That’s the noise my ears are making
Whippoorwill whippoorwill
And maybe they’ll take me home

Maybe they’ll take me home to that place on a hill… 314 more words


Curl up, curl up so tight

Curl up, curl up so tight
Curl up so tight, that you curl in the night
And the night curls down inside you
Like an owl wrapping her wings around herself… 146 more words