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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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Fall Colors in the Forest

When I was young we used to sing a song in the fall. “Autumn leaves are falling down… …red and yellow… gold and brown.” Leaves aren’t the only color I see on slugfari. Pink toadstools. Green moss. Beige and brown … Continue reading

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Come on Slugfari with Me!

Today I take you on a tour of my daily slugfari. The path starts with a pond. For two years beavers made dams here. Heading into the forest. The path winds around and climbs. The trail follows follows a creek, … Continue reading

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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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Slugfari

Happy weekend!  Enjoy today’s slugfari photos. Banana slug. Banana slug. Baby slug leaving a mushroom after breakfast. Does this slug think that by climbing a similarly colored tree and wearing moss it’s invisible? Not a slug. Beautiful banana slug on … Continue reading

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Slugfari

I’ve got a pot full of baby banana slugs on my front porch and a forest full of slugs in my back yard. Slugs in nature are masterpieces of living art. Every day, my camera and I go on a … Continue reading

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Slugfari

While my pet slug is MIA, I got my slug fix by taking an early morning “slugfari©” – a nature walk for the sole purpose of photographing slugs in the wild. This guy was on a large moss-covered log. This … Continue reading

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Samesies or different?

  May 2011* The slug was still there the next morning. Suddenly I remembered a few years ago, on  my way out for an early morning walk, I had snapped an iPhone picture of a big slug on our recycling … Continue reading

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