Tag Archives: Picea sitchensis

Fallen Tree Smells of Licorice

Last fall or early winter, a good-sized spruce near the trail fell over in Totem Park. It caught my attention today when I walked by and noticed the smell of licorice. I think it’s from the rotting wood, but I … Continue reading

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Walk to Totem Park

This entry is part 126 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

This entry is part 126 of 133 in the series 2011 PhotojournalAround noon (shortly after the 12.38 high tide) I went for a walk down along Lincoln Street and through the park. I was thinking with the high tide there … Continue reading

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Turning toward Spring

Contrary to forecast, skies over town remained mostly clear through the day. There was a bit of an east wind to make things feel a little cooler, but even so, temperatures warmed up to the low 40s. I was able … Continue reading

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Gallery: 20110110 Winter Sunset

This entry is part 5 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

This entry is part 5 of 133 in the series 2011 PhotojournalWhile walking through town on my way to UAS, I was inspired to take a series of tree silhouette photos. It was interesting to see how distinct they looked, … Continue reading

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Spruce Cone Mushroom (Baeospora myosura)

Baeospora myosura, which I am calling Spruce Cone Mushroom, fruits primarily on Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) cones. In other parts of its range, it will also grow on Douglas Fir, but they are absent in this area. According to the … Continue reading

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Gallery: 20100220 Krestof Sound and Nakwasina Passage

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