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We mammals have come a long way since the time of the dinosaurs. Since those times, we’ve conquered the land, sea and air. Florida has at least 99 species of mammals living, breeding and thriving today.
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by Rich Leighton | Nov 8, 2019 | Florida Nature Facts, Florida Nature Photography, Mushrooms, Natural History, Nature & WildlifeOver 80 percent of all terrestrial plants have a mycorrhizal relationship with mushrooms. The roots of the plants have a symbiotic relationship with the underground mycelium. Mycelium nourishes the plant’s roots, and in turn, the plant transfers nutrients to the...
by Rich Leighton | Nov 12, 2011 | Florida, Florida Nature Photography, Mushrooms, Nature & Wildlife, Nature PhotographySometimes I find a beautiful specimen in nature that I simply just can’t identify. Tonight I finally identified a beautiful red mushroom I photographed five years ago in Fakahatchee Strand of Southwest Florida’s Western Everglades. I knew immediately it...
by Rich Leighton | Feb 9, 2011 | Florida Nature Photography, Ideas & Innovation, Mushrooms, Nature & Wildlife, Nature Photography, PhotographySometimes a bolt of inspiration comes out of left-field. A couple of months ago, I saw a few gorgeous images of mushrooms that someone made (I didn’t catch the photographer’s name or I would mention it here) while browsing the web, and the images kind of...