|Beside a seasonal creek, a sulfur polypore blooms.|
|This one usually appears every September.|
|A tight fold where two lobes expanded and met.|
|It reminds me of the meeting of two techtonic plates: The Pacific plate
slides under the Continential plate: oceans are heavier than continents.
|What I find fascinating is seeing such a
defined "foot" extending from inside the tree.
|This "foot" taps into the heartwood of the tree drawing nutrients to sustain it.|
|As a polypore matures, the undersides of its lobes "sweat" a clear liquid.|
|Wonder what it tastes like?|
|A happy time, for the emergence of this polypore announces the Fall season.|
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