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Astylopsis macula (Lamiinae)

Found a bunch of these flat-faced longhorn beetles on a dying tree a few weeks ago. I’m fairly confident it’s Astylopsis macula. But there are a gazillion genera of Lamiinae, so I’m happy to be corrected. Would also be very happy … Continue reading

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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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Hurricane Irene hits Swarthmore

It didn’t hit as a rated hurricane, so we were very, very lucky. But we still had flooding, power loses, and assorted carnage. Photos below. [smugmug url=”http://photography.colinpurrington.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=userkeyword&NickName=colinpurrington&Data=hurricane+irene&format=rss200&Size=Thumb” imagecount=”100″ start=”1″ num=”100″ thumbsize=”Th” link=”smugmug” captions=”false” sort=”true” window=”true” smugmug=”false” size=”M”]

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