past week has brought thunderstorms through our area, breaking off bits
of the local trees. I picked up a couple of broken twigs during a walk
yesterday, wanting to sketch the odd moss and lichen growing on them.
types grow in abundance on the trees here, but I am not familiar with
either one of them. I've been looking for a field guide of moss and
lichen but have not found one as yet.
especially like this tiny lichen that grows on metal boxes and rocks as
well as tree branches. An odd shade of pale gray-olive green, it looks a