Tag Archives: Lake Mohonk

Creepy blob of resin on a tree

While searching for yellow brain fungus on a hot day in December, I stumbled across this twisted little blob of gunk nestled in a bark crevice. At first I was all excited that it might be some sort of snow fungus (e.g., Tremella … Continue reading

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Mountain laurel flowering in December

I stumbled upon a solitary mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) flower yesterday while walking around Lake Mohonk in New Paltz. It isn’t the prettiest mountain laurel flower, but it was DECEMBER 27th, approximately six (!) months before one would expect a mountain … Continue reading

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Mountain laurel blooming at Lake Mohonk

Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia; Ericaceae) photographs from a June trip to Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York.  If you’ve never heard of Mohonk, please have a peek at my other photos, mainly from winter. Put it in your … Continue reading

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