15 February 2010

Charcoal and fungi

Many species of Australia's pyrophilic plants, particularly the eucalypts, wear their histories as suits that look like they made of charcoal. And so they are. You can draw with the stuff, and it certainly draws on you, if you brush past. When rain finally falls, as it has lately here, charred bark makes a perfect backdrop for explosions of fungi.

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