Category Archive: Fungi

Hangover Lead 4/20/14

Last Sunday, I went on a 7-mile roundtrip hike with my family over Easter break to an open rock outcrop called Hangover Lead that overlooks the Southern Appalachians in North Carolina. The view… Continue reading

Slickrock Creek 4/20/14

This morning, my family and I went on a walk led by two naturalists at the Snowbird Mountain Lodge in North Carolina while we are away for Easter break. The walk took place… Continue reading

Cochran Shoals 7/28/13

This morning my father and I visited Cochran Shoals for a couple of hours to see what was happening there. I will remember this trip especially because we saw a compliant Yellow-crowned Night-Heron… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 8: Wrappin’ It Up at the King’s Farm

On the last two days of camp, Thursday and Friday (7/11/13 and 7/12/13), the group went to an area of campus called the King’s Farm for its past use as a farm. The… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 7: Slippery Swimming Salamanders

Today the group visited a creek on the campus to do some water quality and riparian habitat analysis. We looked at various qualitative features of the stream like the surrounding shade-providing vegetation essential… Continue reading

Brook Run Park 6/22/13

This Saturday I led my second nature walk at Brook Run Park by my house from 8:00-11:00 A.M. The walk was pretty successful! We heard the same (probably) Wood Thrush singing the whole… Continue reading

Fungus in Dunwoody

I have found a few species of fungus in Dunwoody recently.

Brook Run Nature Walk 6/8/13

Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM I lead (for the first time) a nature walk at Brook Run Park. There were about 10 people in attendance, and they were quite a nice… Continue reading

A Mycological Paradox

I recently found some small red fungi growing straight out of the ground surrounded by flies in the leaf litter in my backyard. I had absolutely no clue what it was. It was… Continue reading

Rollins Ranch, Cartersville 4/20/13

This morning, my father and I visited private property in Cartersville, GA called Rollins Ranch, and joined a group of 19 other birders from various places on an Atlanta Audubon Society field trip.… Continue reading