that was actually
crying drops of liquid
Seen by Don and Mich
on trail to McNeil Point 8/13/15
at about 4000 feet
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The abvove picture
shows a young
Water movement in plants
The water in these pictures is due to
a process called Guttation
This is essentially a suction process.
Water is pulled up from the roots or mycellium and goes out through pores
Ninety percent of the moisture that a plant takes in goes out of the plant by this provess
You can not visably see water leaving a plant by this process
A pushing rather than a pulling process
Excess moisture in the roots or mycellium acutally forces water to be exuded
Not as common as transpiration.
Three stages of Red-Belt Conk
Fomitopsis Pinicola –
A woody perennial
The undersurface -- cream colored does not bruise brown.
similar, but not as dark.
pores bruise brown, as opposed to yellow-buff
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