Montana Outdoors

October 30, 2007

A few more autumn leaves

The drops on the leaves came from snow that had melted just minutes before.

Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves

October blossom

Autumn leaves

A couple of miles up the trail (and a thousand feet higher), this mullein had a pretty coating of frost,

Fosted mullein

and this fungus peeked out from under a blanket of fresh snow.

One cold fungus

(These are photos of a few of the small treasures along the trail on a hike into the Cherry Peak roadless area in the Coeur d’Alene Mountains of western Montana on October 4, 2007.)

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