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Delicate Green Monster: sticky sundew

See all the dark spots in the lobed part of this Drosera “sticky sundew” plant? Insects, dying in ecstasy.

Olympus XZ2, straight out of the camera.

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Pancake With Syrup: a tempting toadstool

The recent wet weather has enticed lots of fungi from the ground hereabouts, and they’re such a gleeful sight. This one, with a pool of water from rain, looked like a tiny, syrupy pancake on a stalk! 7 more words

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Tiny Delicate Carnivores: sticky sundew

I love these tiny native carnivorous pants, with their delicate tentacles terminating in sticky droplets that are irresistible to tiny, hapless insects.

Olympus XZ2, straight out of the camera.

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The Sandy Way: an afternoon in Edgars State Forest

Ah, the lure of a gently curving track…where does it lead?

Olympus XZ2, straight out of the camera.

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What Big Eyes: death unmasked

Out for a stroll in nearby bushland, I spotted this small skull. With such large eye sockets, I thought it might have belonged to a feral cat, or perhaps a possum. 19 more words

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The Photographer's Children: creating a legacy when you're cbc

I am Childless by Choice (CBC), about which, if you want to know more, you can read here. One of the struggles that this often creates in me is this: if not procreating, then… 430 more words

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