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A Long COLD Winter

Since the banana slugs moved out of the front yard and into the forest, I’ve been walking in the woods to see them in nature. But now the forest is covered with leaves and it’s nearly impossible to spot my … Continue reading

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Almost Invisible

This time of year in the forest, banana slugs are difficult to see.  Some are underneath the piles of fallen leaves and some blend in on top of the layers. Like a kid on Christmas morning, I shriek with glee … Continue reading

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More Little Guys

Yesterday’s slugfari post was full of little slugs climbing up and down trees.  Today, more small slugs! Lately, it’s been difficult to spot big banana slugs. This time of year they hang out atop or under the deep cover of … Continue reading

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Slugfari: Finding Beauty

Slugfari is like a treasure hunt. With each step, I scan my surroundings for terrestrial mollusks. These strange-looking creatures make beautiful photographic subjects. Their delightful tentacles. Their ability to glide across rough surfaces. Their beautiful colors and textures. Their interesting … Continue reading

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Late Fall, Less Slugs, Lots of Goodies

In the fall it becomes more and more difficult to see slugs in the forest. Colorful leaves provide cover for them to hide under and blend into. However, when I see a toadstool or mushroom, nine times out of ten … Continue reading

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Yellow Slugs with No Spots

As a follow up on my story about spotted banana slugs earlier this week, and because I am compelled as slug reporter observer  to not to take sides in the controversial spotted-slug versus non-spotted slug issue, today’s post is about … Continue reading

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Slugs with Spots

Spots are like monograms on slugs. Each spotted slug’s spots are unique. A few weeks ago while on slugfari, I came across a slug in the forest that looked like my pet slug (who left the front yard in October … Continue reading

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Banana Slug Color Variation

I’m constantly amazed by the incredible variations in banana slugs’ colors and markings. Each slug is a visual masterpiece. Yellow. Spotted buff. Greenish-tan. Nearly black. Tan. Green and spots. Sienna. Soft yellow. Taupe.

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Slugs and Mushrooms

Slugs love to eat mushrooms. When I import slugfari photos of toadstools or mushrooms into Photoshop, I often discover little tentacled surprises.  As I was shooting multiples of the first photo, a little head popped up. Tiny toadstools on a … Continue reading

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Slugfari Slug Sightings

Fun slug pictures from recent slugfaris for your viewing pleasure.

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