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The Never Ending Cycle

6 days ago 1 minute read acesontop $0.24 tipped

“Death is a stripping away of all that is not you. The secret of life is to die before you die and find that there is no death." Who could describe it better than Eckhart Tolle, who happens to be one of my favorite philosophers/spiritual teachers of...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Crucibulum laeve

4 days ago 1 minute read marianomariano $0.08 tipped

Crucibulum laeve - Mushroom height 5 to 10 mm, width 5 to 8 mm. In the initially cylindrical-cylindrical shape, from the top of the white-brown to the yellow-haired, closed by a golden-yellow to orange-colored cap. Then cup, ocher or brown. Inside t...

Visit Portugal - Serra da Estrela

2 days ago 1 minute read portugal $0.08 tipped

With a maximum altitude of 1993 meters in the Tower, Serra da Estrela is an area of rare landscape beauty with impressive mountain slopes where we can live the silence of the heights intensely. And enjoy these moments of communion with nature to obse...

Visit Portugal - Curral das Freiras, Island Madeira

5 days ago 1 minute read portugal $0.07 tipped

Curral das Freiras is a valley and a parish of the municipality of Câmara de Lobos, which is hidden among the peaks of the central mountain range of the island of Madeira. This hidden valley, known as Curral das Freiras, has been described on seve...

Visit Portugal - Vale do Tua

1 day ago 1 minute read portugal $0.07 tipped

Vale do Tua Regional Natural Park is marked by the presence of a diverse set of natural and heritage values that must be maintained and valued. The landscape is diverse and marked by mountains, plateaus and valleys, namely the Douro, Tua and Tinhela...

Do you know that strawberry does not occur naturally in nature?

4 days ago 1 minute read marianomariano $0.07 tipped

In the picture Wild Strawberry (Fragaria vesca L.) Strawberry from my own crop Strawberry (Fragaria ananassa Duchesne) - a hybrid of two species of wild strawberries from the Rosaceae family (Rosaceae Juss.). It has many names: pineapple, wild str...

Sunlight on the forest floor - Infrared Photography

6 days ago 2 minute read Solominer $0.06 tipped

As I walk past the trail head moving into the tree lines, most of the sunlight at the base of the trail is covered by the trees all around. These trees really do fill an area where nearly no direct sunlight will touch the forest floor.    Camera Mod...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Clavariadelphus ligula

3 days ago 1 minute read marianomariano $0.06 tipped

Clavariadelphus ligula - Single unbranched fruiting fruit, heights from 30 to 100 mm, 3 to 5 mm in diameter at the bottom, 5 to 15 mm at the top; narrow, clubbed, slightly flattened, tongue-like; young yellow-white, then ochraceous, reddish, brown-y...

Visit Portugal - Vilarinho de Negrões

4 days ago 1 minute read portugal $0.06 tipped

On the south bank of Albufeira do Alto Rabagão is Vilarinho de Negrões, one of the most picturesque villages in the entire region, for its still relatively preserved houses and, above all, for being located on a narrow and beautiful peninsula a small...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Scutellinia scutellata

2 days ago 1 minute read marianomariano $0.04 tipped

Scutellinia scutellata - Mushroom with a diameter of 5 to 20 mm, initially spherical, then cup-shaped or discoid, without a stem; bright red, crimson, brick interior; outer side brownish, covered with dark, bristly, short hair, denser and longer (up...