Cup-like grey lichen growing on a branch.
White fluffy mold-like substance on a plant on Bruce Trail. Interested to know what this may be.
On old dune sands within remnant mock heather (Ericameria ericoides) dune scrub community.
Witch's hair lichen (Alectoria nigricans) in long strands on a tree
We took a float trip down the Skagit River, it was an interesting way to explore the North Cascades. We started at Marble mount and went down to Rockport with Captain Dave.
on Red Alder
Ascomycota is a Division/Phylum of the kingdom Fungi that, together with the Basidiomycota, form the subkingdom Dikarya. Its members are commonly known as the sac fungi. They are the largest phylum of Fungi, with over 64,000 species. The defining feature of this fungal group is the "ascus" (from Greek: ἀσκός (askos), meaning "sac" or "wineskin"), a microscopic sexual structure in which nonmotile spores, called ascospores, are formed. However, some species of the Ascomycota are asexual, meaning...