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Mushroom Hunting in the Willamette National Forest

No luck finding anything edible, but took some pics of the fungi we found.

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Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection caused by Histoplasma capsulatum. This fungus grows primarily in soil that has been contaminated with bat or bird droppings. Typically,  570 more words

The Origins of Ant Agriculture

Ants have been farming for far longer than humans have existed. They discovered fungus farming around fifty or sixty million years ago in the wet rainforests of South America, and have continued tending their underground fungus gardens through countless years as the planet changed and changed, and changed again. 501 more words


White Nose Syndrome

White Nose Syndrome (WNS) is a fungal infection identified by its characteristic white appearance on the noses of aggregating bat species. The fungus that causes WNS is called  546 more words

April Wildflowers

All that rain has really gotten the wildflowers going this month. Here are some highlights from the past few weeks:

California goldfields (Lasthinia californica… 299 more words

Santa Lucias

DSLR Lens DIY Cleaning Experience: A Rookie Mistake

DISCLAIMER: Mengingat peminat fotografi cakupannya sudah dunia, maka saya akan menulis post ini dengan bahasa yang diakui UNESCO sebagai bahasa internasional: English. So, if by any chance you notice grammar mistakes in my post and that’s tingling you, feel free to remind me on the commentary box. 946 more words