Nature notes and photos from BC, Canada, mostly in the Lower Fraser Valley, Bella Coola, and Vancouver Island.
They can get such interesting shapes and colours. It's amazing how hard they are when you touch them. - Margy
I wonder how much of their structural stuff is taken over wholesale from the trees they live on, or whether, instead, they just absorb nutrients and build the "bones" from scratch?
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