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Beauty underneath

Sometimes, the side facing away from the sun presents a better view. These fungi, a rather nondescript white on the top, were quite elaborate underneath. Gazing up the trunk of this tree, the beautiful and distinct rills and curves reminded me of the elaborate scrolls of a Corinthian column capital.

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Shock of chanterelles

Arkansas has had an abundance of rain over the last two weeks. The drab grays and browns of Ouachita forest floor came to life with the shocking saffron of hundreds of chanterelles.

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It's iris time!

Spring weather has come early to Arkansas this year, bringing everything along with it, including the annual crested iris outburst. In 2010 and 2011, these beauties came along around the second week of April. 111 more words

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