Hospitable and Not: Travel Theme, Bark

The bark of this giant tree that had fallen across the road and been cut in two, then left with the chunk covering the road removed, became a host for other plants and fungi to thrive on.

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Just a few blocks away, we found this other bark—this one less welcoming to intruders.

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For the Travel themebark!”

2 thoughts on “Hospitable and Not: Travel Theme, Bark

  1. slmret

    In the rain forests of the Pacific Northwest, they call fallen logs that host other plants and fungi “nurse logs.” I always thought that was a particularly appropriate label! Love the mushroom shot!

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