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The tiniest dampness

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This summer has been unusually dry--we've had something like 2 inches of rain the entire summer (we average over 3 inches per month). As a mushroom guy, I've found it quite depressing. One day I woke up and the yard was a bit damp. I quickly moved from place to place to try to find live revived by the moisture. This may be Mycena corticola.

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The north facing side of the shingle roof of our shed is thickly decorated with British soldier lichen.

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A nearly hexagonal raft of infinitesimal bubbles on our bird bath.

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Ants in general don't seem to be suffering in the drought, at least it seems many species are doing fine.

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asakiyume
Aug. 29th, 2016 03:05 am (UTC)
love those tiny bubbles

yeah, the lack of rain has been depressing!
bedfull_o_books
Aug. 29th, 2016 09:04 pm (UTC)
I haven't seen British soldier lichen in *so* long. Good to see a picture.
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