Wandering Around on a Sunday Morning
This mushroom, as yet unidentified, was over nine inches across. Quite impressive.
A black swallowtail cat preparing to pupate. (Papilio polyxenes)
Such a shock of red amongst the greens and grays of the swamp.
So red, it'll hurt your eyes! Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis).
A freshwater bryozoan. Common name: The Blob. Scientific name: Pectinatella magnifica
This is actually of colony of tiny individuals. If you look very, very closely, you can see the tentacles of individual animals.
Chillin' by the pond, a green treefrog (Hyla cinerea) clings to a bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) sapling.
All in all, a very satisfying way to spend the morning. And no, the house isn't clean. But you knew that already, didn't you?