It's mid January and still no snow. Walking in the Dykeman Spring wetland offers the same bland, dreary, brown and gray panorama. But today I discovered that getting down on ground level and looking closer reveals a bit more color and interest.
|Asian Bittersweet berries|
|Joe Pye Weed seed husks still hang on|
|A tiny, delicate fungus in the woods in the wetland area|
|Another of those tiny fungi on the woodland floor|
|And this male Cardinal perched himself nearby to check out what I was up to|
© 2016 by A. Roy Hilbinger