Turkey Tails

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Trametes versicolor is a common fungus throughout the world.  On the east coast of Vancouver Island, if you look carefully at dead trees you will find some great specimens of this small fungus growing in tiled layers.  It is best to photograph them in the spring
when it is still damp because the colour zones are pronounced.  The colour variation seems to diminish as the summer progresses. This is especially true of the green areas which are a moisture dependent algae.

Winter Grasses

785 Winter Grasses frame.jpgThis photo taken February 2013 late in the late afternoon portrays winter light in the Northern Hemisphere.  As February disappears, the increase in daylight hours become more noticeable and we then have hope for summer with its long hours of sunshine.