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3 July 2014

Bell Canyon’s Permian submarine landslide

What are these Border to Beltway students up to?… Clearly, they are all immersed in their field notebooks, sketching away. This was in March, in west Texas. There must be something worth drawing at this road cut… A clue can be seen on the wall of rock behind them. There, you can find features such as this: And this: And this: Those are outsized clasts of gray limestone in fine-grained …

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It’s a fungi-eat-fungi world out there

Spotted in the yard this morning: One fungus (yellow, cracked like a breadcrust) being consumed by another (whitish, hairy wisps). Close-up portraits…

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