MORE MUSHROOMS: ANOTHER PHOTO ESSAY

by Catherine Whalen, Autumn 2019

Photos & video by Catherine Whalen except where noted

MORE MUSHROOMS: ANOTHER PHOTO ESSAY

By Catherine Whalen, Autumn 2019

Photos &  video by Catherine Whalen except where noted

art imitates life

I found the above mushroom in my front yard one afternoon and it reminded me of a fan vaulted cathedral ceiling. This made me wonder if the architects who invented such glorious structures were inspired by their own walk in the woods. I like to think so. Below is a broader (uncropped) view of the vaulted ceiling.

Fan vaulting in the ambulatory at Peterborough Cathedral, NotFromUtrecht / CC-BY-SA-3.0

and now for something completely different…

Photographs and artwork by Catherine Whalen.

variety anyone?

Click on a mushroom below to see the gallery of photos full-sized.

Catherine Whalen has been passionate about science and the natural world since she was in pre-school.  As an artist and photographer, she indulges her passion for Nature by creating photographic Nature Mandalas and taking portraits of the flora and fauna of Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas.  Her favorite subjects are anything intertidal.  She resides in Bremerton with two senior rescue dogs.  Catherine’s Nature Mandalas can be viewed at: https://www.soulful.life/about-our-nature-mandalas.  She can be contacted at: Catherine@Soulful.Life.
 

Table of Contents, Issue #5, Autumn 2019

Think Like a Mushroom

Think Like a Mushroom

by David Ansley, Autumn 2019 Photos by John F. Williams, except where notedPhoto by John F. WilliamsBy David Ansley, Autumn 2019 Photos &  video by John F. Williams except where notedMushrooms? I don’t know how I missed them. I grew up deep in a second-growth...

Ghost Plant

Ghost Plant

AN UNDERSTORY THIEF by Adelia E. Ritchie, Autumn 2019 Photos by John F. Williams except where notedAN UNDERSTORY THIEF by Adelia E. Ritchie, Autumn 2019   Indian Pipes   “Stop,” I said.  “Indian Pipes.”  Ghostly white, tiny vampires reaching up from moist loam...

Mushroom Poetry

Mushroom Poetry

by Mahathi Mangipudi, Autumn 2019 Photos by John F. Williams, except where notedBy Mahathi Mangipudi Autumn 2019 Photos by John F. Williams except where notedEquinox ~ s p r i n g ~fragile buds twist and turn,bloom under warm rays of pastel goldnutrients taken from...

Foto Tour 1

Foto Tour 1

Showcase of Participant Photos from June 4, 2019  Showcase of Participant Photos from June 4, 2019 On June 4, 2019, WSU Extension in Kitsap County hosted a Forest Foto Expedition led by John F. Williams. We met at Newberry Hill Heritage Park in Silverdale. A park...

Mushroom Photo Essay

Mushroom Photo Essay

by John F. Williams, Autumn 2019 Photos & video by John F. Williams except where notedBy John F. Williams, Autumn 2019 Photos &  video by John F. Williams except where notedintroduction This issue contains a couple of very informative articles about mushrooms...

Survival of Our Woods

Survival of Our Woods

DEPENDS ON MUSHROOMS by Olaf K. Ribeiro, Autumn 2019DEPENDS ON MUSHROOMS by Olaf K. Ribeiro, Autumn 2019  Have you ever wondered about the mushrooms you see in the woods? Actually, there is much more to mushrooms than the colorful forms that so delight us during our...

Yellow Spotted Millipede

Yellow Spotted Millipede

by Catherine Whalen, Autumn 2019A couple of yellow-spotted millipedes spotted in North Kitsap Heritage Park in May. Photo by John F. WilliamsA couple of yellow-spotted millipedes spotted in North Kitsap Heritage Park in May. Photo by John F. WilliamsBy Catherine...

Lichens

Lichens

by Sara and Thomas Noland, Autumn 2019Photo by John F. Williamsby Sara and Thomas Noland, Autumn 2019  In the fantastical world of fungus, it’s hard to stand out. But the lichens have managed to do just that. You probably see lichens every day, whether in your yard,...

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