Amanita muscaria, a VERY interesting mushroom
You may have seen these little guys around your local area. The fruiting bodies (the part above ground) often emerge from their mycelial mat in the vicinity of trees (such as pine, oak or and birch) after a period of rain. In Australia, Aminata muscaria (or the Fly Agaric) is an introduced species that is…
Sitting at dawn. A magpie calldeepens the silence. Most days I am meditating around six-thirty am. At this time our local magpies are warming up to their morning carolling. I usually open the window to welcome in the song. It does not disturb me. Somehow it only serves to enhance the silence of my sitting.…
What’s the big deal?Points my niece.Waterfalls all look the same. Photo taken during our recent trip to Fitzroy Falls, located on Yuin country in the northern section of Morton National Park (///harder.swimsuits.moonlight).
without a thoughtthe bird and Ireturn home. I was sitting outside reading, when there was a sudden dramatic kerfuffle in a nearby bush. Out popped a tiny baby Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes).Followed closely by a large black currawong locked-on for the kill. Now, despite them being a native bird to Australia, I am not a…