Thursday, October 18, 2007

Fungus Among Us

The old ash tree in the yard had a surprise for me this morning. Up in the branches was this:

And at the base of the tree was this:

How it looks close up:

This particular fungus has appeared on this tree before. But never 3 at once. They are quite beautiful in a weird sort of way.


Hannita said...

I posted pictures of that type of fungus recently on flickr! It is really beautiful. And your pictures are way better than mine.

Anonymous said...

Does anyone know the scientific name of that fungus? It is pretty and all, but I just wanna know.