September 2002: In the Northeast, September is the beginning of the best season for mushrooms. This month we made it out for a variety of trips, including regular fieldwork to study algae at the shore, fungal forays, and a special trip to Middletown to record and collect the algal mat that develops there each summer.
A few images of fungi outside the studio, and making algae on the computer....
September 25, 2002 . Peace Dale, RI
Several shots of Amanita muscaria, Amanita buttons, and other fungi. Check out the awesome Sulfur Shelf....
September 24, 2002 . Peace Dale, RI
Collecting algal mat from First Beach in Newport: Alex's fixation this week, to be used in an upcoming exhibit....
September 20, 2002 . First Beach, Newport, RI
Photos from the Pier and Scarborough South, where there were substantial mounds of fresh and bleached drift, also Dasya, Laminaria, Ulva, and Palmaria....
September 18, 2002 . Narragansett, RI
Photos at the beach, Codium and Palmaria in drift, and this cool Palmaria covered in a red corraline crustose epiphyte....
September 12, 2002 . Narragansett, RI