For starters, I found a few extra-large black oak leaves.
Occasionally there was a purple leaf.
I like how the fungus is growing in rows. Since it's in the furrows of the bark, I suspect the woody material was thinner there and the fruiting bodies that grew up from the mycelium were able to break through easier. It's probably some polypore.
And proof that the leaves are almost all down. But the sky was interesting. This was just before practice and it was still almost 70 degrees. But that has all changed in the last three hours. Now we are getting rain/wind/lightning and falling temperatures. It's going to be back to what November weather is usually like tomorrow.
In other news: I did get the porch cleaned off, and some of the other outside tasks done that I didn't finish yesterday. Spent a lot of time looking for something I can not find (what else is new?). Tried to buy the accessory I need for my new toy, but I'm going to have to order it. Bought another plastic box because the mice got into something else that I care about. And I wrote 318 words. Not great, but at least it's moving in the correct direction. Oh, and bell choir practice.
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