Images from my walk today

It is a perfect Fall day, a little cloudy with a stiff breeze, but cool and crisp and lovely, just right for a walk into town.  Yesterday I had noticed this large mushroom as we were driving by.  Spectacular, isn’t it?  There is a black tarry substance dripping from the bottom edge.  It is at least 12″ tall.  At this site, it looks like it might be a Shaggy Inkcap (Coprinus comatus).  What a great name for a mushroom.  And what a nice site for identification.

giant mushroom

The “”wild” apple trees that line our road are full of fruit these days.  I’m sure when this was the road to the town farm, as it’s name Town Farm Road suggests, these were a major source of food for the locals.

apple trees along Town Farm Road

And of course, the colors are in beautiful array at this time of year.  Here’s but one little colorful snippet.

Fall leaves

And one of the mountain:

Okemo Mountain

When I got home, this interesting rainbow was arched over Ludlow beyond our neighbor’s house.  It was rather flat and settled down in the valley.  Perhaps it was because we were actually above it at our altitude.

rainbow

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2 Responses to “Images from my walk today”


  1. 1 Norma October 5, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    Beautiful pictures. I love that mushroom.

  2. 2 Carolyn October 15, 2009 at 3:12 pm

    I loved your pictures. You are a great photographer. More, more, more!


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