An Alien World of Moss and Fungus

An Alien World of Moss and Fungus

Sometimes when you look really close at things they appear much different than you expect. Sometimes closeup pictures appear almost…alien. Like a strange land that contains unique flora of its own. What do you think? Can you imagine the foreign fluffy ferns and gigantic puffy cup-shaped mushroom fungi? Can you disappear for a moment into the picture and immerse yourself in some quasi-alien landscape. Or do you just see Cyathus striatus and Hypnum cupressiforme?


Dave has written since 2007. He gardens on an acre and a half where he raises his 4 children. He enjoys growing vegetables, herbs, and propagating plants. Dave has a side business growing and selling heirloom vegetables and herb plants through Blue Shed Gardens and works as a real estate agent in Spring Hill, TN.

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  1. I see Christmas Bells!

  2. Whoa, what a fantastic photo, Dave! I wish I had a framed print of that. Talk about a magic world! Thanks so much for sharing.

  3. Yes Dave, I can imagine myself in that alien world. I do it quite often; sometimes the muse takes me to places that are fantastically and beautifully alien.

    Great photo!

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