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Exobasidium ferrugineae

I found this fleshy, flower-like structure growing on¬†Lyonia ferruginea¬†(rusty staggerbush) at Archbold Biological Station (Venus, Florida). Heaths don’t make flowers like this, so I originally thought it might be an insect gall or phytoplasma infection, but I was wrong. After … Continue reading

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Trigger warning for creationist visitors to National Zoo

Here’s a photograph I took several years ago at the National Zoo’s “Think Tank” exhibit on primate cognition. Darwin Day is one week so I thought I’d share. The text is a little hard to read so here’s transcription: “This … Continue reading

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