This parasite causes the squiggly growths on top of the caps of the Gymnopus dryophilus.
About .75 cm long.
Very large bee--about 2 cm long.
Twining vine with 4-5 cm white trumpet flowers.This one was around a goldenrod plant.
Not minty smelling, but had square, trailing stems.
Smells like a pleasantly-scented furniture polish rather than mint.
Habitat: Floodplain near Raccoon Creek.
These tiny mushrooms resemble miniature Oyster mushrooms, but the biggest one is only about 1cm across. The gills were so small and crowded, I couldn't see them 'til I got home and magnified the photo.
Growing on horse dung.
These are aging specimens. They lose color as they get older.
Close-up of tips and branches of Crown Coral.
Slime mold that starts bright, bubblegum pink and gradually turns to silvery gray.