Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Dabney S. Lancaster Community
Clifton Forge, Virginia
The trip to the vernal pool at Douthat State Park is always a Governor's School favorite.
Wading in the vernal pool muck.
Can't call them "Critters" when the best of the day were fungi!
A green frog appeared only after almost everyone had left to clean gear.
Gaige has great "eyes". Pinesaps (Monotropa hypopithys) are fairly rare sights.
This fungus (Ganoderma tsugae) grows on hemlock logs or stumps.
HUGE fungus growing beneath a white oak. The black specs are lady beetles.
Craterellus cornucopioides ("Death Trumpet" mushroom) is an unusual black mushroom.
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