Monday, November 02, 2009

What's to see in November?

This new (to me) camera has been a life-changer. On this breezy but bright November day, rather than tread many miles at a purposeful pace, I spent a couple of hours covering half a mile through some woods and back. Rather than face forward and concentrate on the route, I looked around and found many interesting things.

I did visit this particular woods because I went astray here while walking the Ivanhoe Way last time, and wanted to make sure I knew the correct route ready for next time.

The most noticeable things about November are the green turning brown, trees turning bare and the ground becoming covered with a carpet of bronze leaves.

The dry pods of this broom are beautiful in macro.

The bracken is turning brown.

More bracken? No, this is moss in extreme close-up. Frondy.

These guys were tiny:

There are more new photos in my Autumn Colour set over at Flickr.


dive said...

Yay fungi!
I do love the word 'frondy', Pea.
Thank you for showing us that November doesn't have to totally suck.

peahen said...

Thank you very much Dive. The word 'frondy' was there just for you, I knew you'd love it. November does seriously suck, but there are still some things to enjoy. The job's going to be a lot tougher on a grey, damp January day!