Populus balsamifera w moss
Populus balsamifera w lichens etc
Populus with fungus just emerging from trunk
Populus with presumably same fungus as above, more mature
Populus with fungus fruiting bodies
Betula, numerous colours and textures on these presumably B papyrifera, even various trunks on the same plant..
Tracks in the snow--ruffed grouse, and..?
These three shots show the path to/from the area in the woods I have been cutting firewood the last few times.... double the work trekking through the snow, especially the first session before the snow was packed at all...
Tiny tracks--mouse? someone is living under this overturned tree stump..
A small stunted spruce growing choked between two birch trunks..
Ice on spruce branches
Moss and snow--these little bits of moss seem to look active anytime they are exposed, above freezing, and moist