On the Forest Floor – Saddle Mushroom and Lily of the Valley

OK, this guy was growing on a felled tree and the tree was on the forest floor. Is that cheating? Nah... I believe this mushroom is a Dryad's Saddle. It has a beautiful warm pattern that circles the top. The pattern, if looked at closely, almost resembles bird feathers. Here is the actual photo as … Continue reading On the Forest Floor – Saddle Mushroom and Lily of the Valley

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On the Forest Floor – Morel Mushroom Watercolor

The next few posts will feature some treasures I find while hiking in the woods. Walking slow and scanning the floor with my eyes, helps me notice things amongst the leaf litter which can be in camouflage and easily overlooked. Today's watercolor is of a morel mushroom. This mushroom is popular with shroom heads (term … Continue reading On the Forest Floor – Morel Mushroom Watercolor