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Viewing all entries from 2012 Photo Contest: Foliage, Seeds, Mosses and Fungi

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By Katnapper
Morel mushrooms from the woods behind dad's house.


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By lorrizz
Toadstool out in the yard.


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By lorrizz
The underside of a toadstool.


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By Xaltd1
Wetlands at the Turner Mine in maine.


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By sahaberman
Milkweed (Asclepias sp) flowers are a preferred food for the Monarch butterfly. The seed pods split and the seeds float on a silky hairs for long distances in the right wind conditions.


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By londondeon
foliage: Straight from the nursery and still in the flat these guys look great


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By londondeon
this clivia is always a joy when it blooms. Large and spectacular. I love to see it. I grow it in the house.


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By fmlyof5
While visiting the Morton Arboretum, a young deer spotted me as I was admiring him dining amongst the hardwood forest.


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By mamasita
Fly agaric - top view


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By saya
My favourite picture...Heuchera Midnight Rose..with its tiny but elegant flowers..a dewdrop on its gorgeous leaf just like a pearl..


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By Hellann
Mossy Mound


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By Hellann
Seed Stalk


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By gardenpom
Foliage of my Pineapple plant.


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By gardenpom
Backlit foliage of a Gaillardia.


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By thuester
Pixie cup lichen photographed in Jasper, Alberta, Canada.


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By tarziesgirl
Raindrops on my lemongrass.


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By pixie62560
All it's missing is a few fairy's.


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By Haworthia405
Euphorbia 'Ascot Rainbow'. Still going even when all other plants have lost their leaves for the fall.


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By Haworthia405
Coral Bark Japanese Maple 'Sango Kaku'. My favouriCoral Bark Japanese Maple 'Sango Kaku'. My favourite tree because of the endless interest. Red bark in winter, bright green leaves in summer, and the finale, vibrant fall colour!


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By mamasita
Virginia creeper


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By Penannophia
Native Yellow Star Grass in central NJ.


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By firsttwelve
Asclepias tuberosa, Butterflyweed in restored prairie, NE Ohio


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By CactusJordi
Fruit and seed of Bursera hindsiana


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By CactusJordi
Leaves of Euphorbia tulearensis


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By kniphofia
Shaggy ink cap fungi


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By marksgrdn
a fungus among us.. some sort of stink fungus.


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By sunkissed
One really cool softball sized fungi on oak tree.


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By dragonfly62
Moss on an old log.


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By shorthog
Winged dwarf sumac gives a brillant show of fall color.


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By gardenmart
Mushroom growing at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society headquarters in Wellesley, MA October 2012


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By gardenmart
White Mushroom growing at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society headquarters in Wellesley, MA October 2012


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By shorthog
Big acorns this year despite the drought.


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By NancySLAZ
Seeds on my Bottlebrush shrub


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By deb02809
Wahoo!!! Dew on the Dill


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By o_lucky_1
Euphorbia


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By o_lucky_1
Mini pointed cabbage


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By flowAjen
Rhody


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By flowAjen
Ruby Falls Redbud


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By DMersh
Moss growing on peat bog at Glenturret, Scotland.


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By Rweflying


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By dgrowell9
Concave Fungi.


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By dgrowell9
Mushroom with dropletts.


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By neroli
Nelumbo nucifera leaf.


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By neroli
Foliage: Unfurling frond of Blechnum gibbum 'Silver Lady'.


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By eden100
mushroomland in garden mulch


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By Easybake
Yellowish Mushroom. Peach Tree City Lake. Georgia. Summer 2012


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By RXM1138
Being a guide for kids on camping trips, I always tried to warn them to avoid this plant (poison ivy).


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By kniphofia
Heuchera 'Green Spice'


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By mopheads
Elope With Me, the flower meaning's name for Cleome. Macro lens, soft focus, manual composition of leaf and seed pods, taken outdoors.


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By foliagefighter
You can have a lot of fun with a macro lens.....


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By dahollis
A flaccid Thai Giant leaf emerges from stem


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By ScreaminScott
Lichen on a pine branch that was dislodged during a storm...Looks like an underwater seascape...


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By holh2o
Old log with fungi


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By foliagefighter
You can always find north if you look for the fungi on a tree.


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By jmorth
Forest Fungi


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By jmorth
Fungi along the South Fork River


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By wha
New growth on Beni Maiko Japanese Maple.


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By wha
New growth on Pixie Japanese Maple.


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By ROBINDOG


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By Emptynestellen
Found growing under the large old oak tree in my driveway. Guess this means it is not long for this world.


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By Emptynestellen
Found under an elderly oak tree


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By ScreaminScott
Two's Company, Three's a Crowd....Some crazy looking mushrooms that come up in my lawn whenever it rains...


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By Oz_Buddleja
Strobilanthes dyerianus (Persian Jewel). I love the metallic purple foliage of this plant. This specimen grows happily under a Washington Navel in my yard.


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By sf_jplant
Yucca foliage


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By sf_jplant
Young Yucca rostrata in the sun.


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By lakesidewb
The same,.... but so different


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By uniquegul
Cosmos seed pod


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By uniquegul
Purple cone flower


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By DMersh
Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioeca) leaf detail


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By perkoschilefarm
Some of the leaves during fall on the land I used to have.


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By katzs
Found in light woods at the side of a driveway


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By katzs
One of many scattered about in the undergrowth


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By robinandjenni
Don't Touch!


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By jgrey
Ginko in the Pines.


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By Jubilada
Mushrooms, January, 2012.


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By Jubilada
Fancy Mushroom, March, 2012.


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By wendychapman
I found these gorgeous "sprouts" in a cedar bog near my home.


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By perkoschilefarm
I shot this during the fall on our old land some years back. Wanted to test out depth of field with my 35mm and this was a test shot.


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By zomcfee
hydrangea leaves only


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By MessyMarvin
Nature knows how to decorate to perfection! The moss on the broken rock as well as the cliff beside Multnomah Falls immediately caught my eye. This beautiful place is found in the Columbia River Gorge section of California.


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By Billy2421
The Back Yard
Doncaster South Yorkshire UK.
It has been so wet in 2012 with alot of flowers spoild by the rain.
So at last late summer colour and not a flower in sight. This gives you the excitment for next year and all ready looking at the seed books.


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By ridoodles
AGING BLOOM FROM HYDRANGEA TAKEN IN OCTOBER


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By DebinSC
Caladium leaves


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By DebinSC
Dichondra leaves


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By lakesidewb
Pot o' Moss


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By GardenGuyKin
Photo taken at Mustila Arboretum


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By cabelcat
fly agaric toadstool, highly poisonous and therefore brightly coloured, photographed in Luxembourg


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By cabelcat
ink horn or stink horn toadstool, photographed in Luxembourg


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By adinamiti
Tiny mushrooms in the lawn.


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By adinamiti
First frost!


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By Audrey
flowering kale


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By Snowdrops10
Unripe Moonflower Seedhead.


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By Snowdrops10
Unripe Moonflower Seedhead.


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By mygardens
Mapleleaf viburnum in fall.


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By mygardens
Leaves floating on our pond amid shadows from the swamp marigolds.


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By venu209


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By poppy_girl
Red Basil herb garden


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By marsrover


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By photojean
mushroom (fungi)


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By Buttoneer
I saw these growing in a woods in Dillwyn, va. Very impressive & wildly beautiful.


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By photojean
seed pod for a sweetgum tree just as it landed on a tree stump


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By Buttoneer
One very cool red mushroom in a forest in Dillwyn, Va.


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By GardenGuyKin
Ferns and Moss carpet the ground


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By marsrover
Itea virginica in autumn


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By DiggingJohnny
An American setting; the seed selection inside the feed store.


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By theherbgirl
I found this patch of moss walking through the woods one day in northern Minnesota and caught it with the sunlight lighting it just perfectly.


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By flfwrs
Country lane in Connecticut


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By flfwrs
dew drops on new rose leaves


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By theherbgirl
Dew drops on a spider web strung across this Thyme plant out in the garden


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By JulieQ
Found on a north Georgia mountain trail.


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By JulieQ
Circle fern -- From a hiking trail in north Georgia in the fall.


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By candlestick
An established saucer magnolia is surrounded by Hosta 'Silver Anniversary', H. 'Pineapple Upside Cake' and a collar of Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola.


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By candlestick
Hosta 'Thunderbolt', H. 'Dancing in the Rain', Cornus kousa 'Lustgarten Weeping', a pulmonaria and a boxwood are contented companions in a shade garden.


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By otis59
A variety of beautiful moss growing on the forest floor.


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By otis59
Puffball mushrooms


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By luvsgrtdanes
Maple seeds


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By luvsgrtdanes
Sunburst Locust


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By MessyMarvin
This was our first view of The Emerald Pool on the island of Dominica. The dense foliage surrounding the waterfall and the moss growing on almost every rock and tree trunk made this seem like the perfect secret hiding place to get away from a busy lifestyle.











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By carpathiangirl


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By carpathiangirl


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By thirteenball
Fungi on a Red Maple


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By thirteenball
Two Mushrooms


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By Flor_
My name is "Litter mint". The photo was taken when I was few weeks aged, It was not purposive for any competition at the time being taken, it is just my living photo shot by an amaturer camera and photographer (my mom), Do I look nice? ^.^


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By Flor_
My name is "Hairy baby", I am a kind of Plectranthus. I have six brothers. The photo was taken in my mom's tailor-made baby cradle. Now, I am 10 inches tall, can't cram in the cradle anymore......


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By Hortlove
Great lighting on a plant ID class trip helped me capture the intricate details of this flannelbush (Fremontodendron californica) leaf.


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By pixie62560
American Bittersweet


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By Stephanotis1
Fungus that grows out of a tree in my yard


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By Stephanotis1
Fungus that grows out of a tree in my yard (2)


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By DaylilySLP
Moss, unknown species.


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By DaylilySLP
Phallus rubicundus...growing in my yard!


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By morganc
The strangest (and dare I say crudest) fungus I have ever seen!


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By ExplorinLauren
Wild Nightshade


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By ExplorinLauren
Young Sago Palm Leaves, so soft at this stage!


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By DoGooder
Slug on Milkweed Pod


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By DoGooder
Crabapple Seeds


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By mcash70
Fungi growing on a rock


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By mcash70
Tree mushrooms


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By sunkissed
Mushrooms growing on mossy log


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By danmo


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By singhg45
Spathiphyllum, a perennial foliage plant with lustrous dark green leaves, the white spathes appearing occasionally. Photographed from Sunnyvale, USA


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By singhg45
Caladium bicolor
Perennial foliage plant with beautifully mottled leaves lasting for several months. Photographed from Delhi, India


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By clee01l
Eastern Gamma Grass in bloom


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By konarikcy


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By martagon
Peacock Red Flowering Kale


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By martagon
Polemonium, Stairway to Heaven.


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By vjbiz


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By vjbiz


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By Ruminantia
Beautiful Conch (?) on a log at Walnut Point State Park in Illinois.

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