Is it just me or is this mushroom glowing? I took this photo back in winter of 2012 and just found it in my photo archives. I don’t recall posting it here before. Please let me know via the comment forum if you have any ID suggestions.
Brugmansia vulcanicola is one of the less common species in this genus. Native to the subtropical highlands of S. America. Click photos to enlarge.
Click here for previous entries on the Brugmansia genus. And for more on the Solanaceae family click here.
Ceanothus dentatus is a California endemic with small holly-like leaves and blue flowers. It grows primarily along the coast and just inland.
Two photos of the leaves and flower of Ceanothus impressus.
Two photos below depicting the flower, leaf and flower bud of Ceanothus incanus.
A larger leaf, white – flowering variety.