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3 July 2020 (4 minus 1) – Inky cap mushrooms are different – from shaggy manes to mica caps. More here
21 June 2020 – The first day of summer and the last day of spring – Trillium is its epitome. A striking lily with three petals and three leaves that are not really petals and leaves. And it isn’t even a lily anymore. The rest of the trilliums (trillia?) and details here
1 June 2020 – The Northern Water Snake is one of the most common, and most commonly mistaken snakes. It is not a water moccasin. For more details, click here
15 May 2020 – The “iron worm” millipede of the Appalachians is wandering about for a reason. More about evolution and millipedes here
27 April 2020 – St. Johnswort, herb of antiquity for both physical and mental wounds from the Knights of the Hospital of Saint John the Baptist. The rest of the story
15 April 2020 – The Cabbage White butterfly is a globally invasive species that eats broccoli. A cautionary tale amid the perils of pandemics. More here
28 March 2020 – As the grays of winter yield to the colors of spring, one must be optimistic. Why do we see color? How do we see color? What is color anyway? Explore the Colors of Nature
Hiking is one of the best ways to be healthy: The Compleat Ambler.
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