I haven’t returned to the Grasslands since the infamous Tick Incident of 2017. I’ve managed to find plenty of reasons to stay away, including house and yard work. I’ve been cleaning the garage… closets… rearranging furniture and trimming hedges. Gone … Continue reading Memories of the LBJ National Grasslands
Ever wonder how canned sliced mushrooms get prepared? Take a look. Miniatures like Jack spend their time splitting mushrooms. It’s a lot of work, but Jack loves his profession. The next time you have mushrooms, think of Jack. 🙂 Location: … Continue reading Canned Sliced Mushrooms
There’s an area at the LBJ National Grasslands that my friend and I have named “Pretty Pond.” Aside from the pond, there are pine trees. Pine needles carpet the ground making a soft surface to walk on. Or in my case, lie on, to photograph this mushroom with miniatures. This is how stuffed mushrooms are prepared. 😉 Date: July 8, 2017 Location: LBJ National Grasslands Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Continue reading Miniatures and Mushrooms
Mushroom season is finally here. The ‘shrooms featured are from the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. Date: July 2, 2017 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Notes: Take the time to smell the roses… err mushrooms. Continue reading Mushrooms
Nathanael has reason to be excited. He discovered one of the biggest mushrooms of the season at the LBJ National Grasslands! Date: May 27, 2017 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Notes: A special thank you to The Embroiderist for your contribution to this post. 🙂 Continue reading Feather in his cap!
I find photos are a pleasant distraction. They take me to far off places and peaceful moments in time. This photo is from a state park … Continue reading Pleasant distraction
They only play at swanky locations – usually the LBJ Grasslands or wherever shelf fungus can be found. Their specialty is swing and Lindy Hop music to get the crowd moving. But they are very adept at reading the crowd … Continue reading The Fun Gus Band!
I had the chance to visit Ball Knob Cemetery and was surprised to see my favorite mushroom was still there. If you missed the post from November, click here to see the mushroom when it was in its prime. … Continue reading Revisiting a mushroom at Ball Knob Cemetery
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
Here are some enchanting and other-worldly mushroom photos from Ball Knob Cemetery near the LBJ Grasslands. This mushroom looks like one of my favorite brown-n-serve rolls served at … Continue reading An assortment of mushrooms in one location