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Wolf's milk, neither an animal, nor a plant, nor a fungus, so what?

24 May 2022 2 minute read 1 comment marianomariano68

Scientists have quite big problems with this species of organism. They do not belong to animals, although they have certain characteristics of animals. They do not belong to plants, although they also exhibit plant features, and the same is the cas...

Mushroom Monday - An Abundance of Oysters

23 May 2022 1 minute read 6 comments tych0_21

Despite striking out with my attempts at hunting for morels this year, I have been quite successful in finding plenty of delicious oyster mushrooms to bring home for the table. Even though they were not my coveted morels, oysters are a welcome consol...

Polyporus brumalis (Żagiew zimowa) - arboreal medicinal mushroom

22 May 2022 2 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

The fungus is classified as a species that has anti-cancer properties. In scientific research, a substance was isolated from the mycelium of the winter torch that inhibits the growth of sarcoma-type neoplasms. This species of mushroom is a model fo...

Virupaksha temple almost like Bagan in Myanmar - Hampi, Karnataka - my journey through Asia

22 May 2022 5 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Hampi, which means "champion" in English, is today just a tiny village situated in an amazing place dotted with boulders along the banks of the Tungabhadra River, but in the 14th century it was the great capital of the Vijayanagar empire. When you...

Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) - the most spectacular mating season of birds

21 May 2022 3 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

The capercaillies are birds whose mating season is considered to be one of the most spectacular. The ceremony begins at the beginning of March and lasts until May. Głuszce to ptaki, których gody uznawane są za jedne z najbardziej efektownych. Cerem...

Largest Buddha and "Hell Garden" - Wat Muang Temple in Thailand - my journey through Asia

20 May 2022 3 minute read 1 comment marianomariano68

Great Buddha or Phra Buddha Maha Nawamin Wielki Budda czyli Phra Buddha Maha Nawamin The original Big Buddha was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century. The monumental statue was then located in Ayutthaya, the former Thai capital. They wan...

🌅 High-Water Sunset

20 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valerianis

With recent coldness and rains we've seen a lot more sunsets. This is due to more spare time in evenings. During high-water season, nature provides a stunning show of waves and reflections on the water surface. Everything was captured in front of...

Species Highlight: The Blue Racer

19 May 2022 2 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

The Blue Racer (Coluber constrictor foxii) is a subspecies of the North American Racer (Coluber constrictor). While the North American Racer's geographic range stretches across the entirety of the continental United States as well as North to Britis...

New views

19 May 2022 1 minute read 12 comments Duvinca

We are used to our routine, to our day to day, to our usual routes... and we tend to always see the same places, where we pass, where we live.But not always, sometimes we go further, we change the plan, we change our mind, or we change our lives. And...

🐌 Spring in Macro Mode

19 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valerianis

Spring is even nicer in the macro mode! Recently I have got a macro lens for shooting small objects. Filling colors and tiny little details make a huge difference.   Those stunning snaps were captured in a garden in the nearby forest. Do not forget...