Photos

Photography by Matt Pace

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  • Eastern newt ventures out after the rain
  • Very serious American Toad in the red phase
  • Luna moth
  • Luna moth antennae
  • Imperial moth found in a gas station planter box in Riner, Virginia
  • Tobacco hornworm infested by parasitic wasp eggs
  • Deer fawn found bedding in poison ivy in North Carolina
  • Turkey polt found at our friends farm in western Pennsylvania
  • Broad-winged Hawk, Floyd, Virginia
  • Opossum walking the edge of the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Fall foliage in a large red maple crown, Blue Ridge Mountains
  • it is going to be a nice day at the office
  • Snowy day at Sinkland Farms, Christiansburg, Virginia
  • Wildflower in Floyd County, Virginia
  • Red clover in bloom, Pilot, Virginia
  • Old skull found in the woods
  • Old moonshine still marked as a property corner in Franklin County, Virginia
  • Chicken of the woods mushrooms, a delicious edible
  • Amanita virosa - deadly poisonous Type 1 toxins
  • Giant puffball mushroom (Calvatia gigantea)
  • Morel mushrooms (aka Merkels) found in Pilot, Virginia
  • Stinkhorn mushroom
  • Purple coral fungus in Indian Valley
  • Black snake guarding my dinner, more chicken of the woods mushrooms
  • Small rattlesnake in Roanoke County
  • Very large timber rattlesnake near Mountain Lake in Giles County
  • Box turtle
  • Snapping turtle crossing a logging road