Along the Air Line... 2008 - Fall, Part 2
The Air Line Trail in Eastern Connecticut - Stan Malcolm Photos

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October 5th. White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 6th. Sumac grove behind a lichen-encrusted tree.

 

 

Partridgeberry (Mitchella repens). Spring's twin white flowers leave two scars on the combined fall fruit.

 

 

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British Soldiers lichen (Cladonia cristatella).

 

 

Pale green Ring lichen (Arctoparmelia centrifuga) and an unidentified fungus.

 

 

A Coral Fungus.

 

 

On of the last Asters of the season.

 

 

Haircap Moss (Polytrichum juniperinum).

 

 

Ground Pine (Lycopodium obscurum). Yellow spore cones are about to open.

 

 

 

 

 

Grayville Falls.

 

 

A good year for Winterberry (Ilex verticillata).

 

 

 

 

 

October 10th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 11th. A walk on the Colchester portion of the trail.

 

 

River Road passes under the Air Line Trail through a marvelous brownstone arched bridge.

 

 

 

 

 

Bridge over the Blackledge River.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 12th.