[An experimental audioBlog to accompany this photograph can be found here, 1.2 Mbytes, 4 min 58 sec duration. The audio file is also distributed as an “RSS enclosure”].
Nature never fails to amaze me. Having been dragged past a tree which the dogs wanted to sniff around I noticed this lichen. It was right at the end of a dead branch of the tree. The recent rain has caused the lichen to absorb the moisture and swell out. It looked quite alien.
September 4, 2004 flora podcast