Today was Mushroom Monday. My Blue Oyster Mushroom kit arrived. Take a look… The directions indicate I am to leave the contents in the bag and place it on a shallow plate. The bag has holes in it where … Continue reading Mushroom Chronicles: Day 1
Alternate titles for this post: Mushroom Palooza, Mushroom Mania, Mushroomville USA, Denise’s Idea of Paradise I discovered mushrooms in Arkansas. They were captivating and other-worldly. I … Continue reading A profusion of mushrooms
I did a search online but wasn’t able to identify the mushrooms featured in this post. I’ve never seen anything like it at the LBJ National Grasslands or anywhere else. It appeared at my favorite mushroom hideaway at the LBJ … Continue reading Mound of Mushrooms at the LBJ National Grasslands
I figured out long ago I am happiest far away from crowds. Amusement parks, while fun, are stressful, noisy places with too many people. Give me a secluded place with mushrooms and moss to photograph and I am in my … Continue reading Mushroom Land!
A recent trip to the greatest place in the DFW Metroplex (the LBJ Grasslands), yielded some interesting discoveries. I have displayed them beginning with the least exciting to the most fascinating (and my proudest). I was walking through a shaded part … Continue reading I like to pretend I’m a naturalist with my camera
Here are highlights from my ongoing exploration of the LBJ National Grasslands. I spotted this frog at the end of the trail. I had my 70-200 mm lens on the camera – which was quite handy to take a photo … Continue reading Frog & Mushroom
After downloading over 400 photos from my Saturday adventure, I concluded I am a photography hack. I didn’t like my photos. The circumstances were ideal: perfect lighting, a steady tripod, my good lens and even my nerdy photography vest. But the … Continue reading I thought I was a photography hack.
I recently visited my all-time favorite park: the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. It never disappoints – there is the element of controlled danger – from ticks… to snakes… and the opportunity to get stuck on a trail. This time, … Continue reading Lots-o-‘shrooms
With last year’s flooding I’ve noticed changes at nearly every park I visit this season: MUSHROOMS! I used to have a very limited supply of mushroom photos. Now I have surplus. Here are highlights from a recent visit to Lake Tawakoni … Continue reading Mushrooms!