Turkeytails Forever!

My Nature illustration kick continues, this time returning to an old favorite.

These are inspired by some turkeytails Cassie & I found in Allegheny Cemetery last year. In the spirit of the place, you might be able to imagine a skull in my drawing if you squint.

I’ve moved some mushrooms around, altered the substrate, and hot rodded the colors a little, but you can identify the originals if you look a bit.

Turkeytail mushrooms are beautiful, beneficial, and very common near where I live. They exhibit vibrant colors and take on interesting nobbly shapes. I’ve seen a lot of them and taken plenty of good photographs, as you know if you visit ToadChapel often. If you want to learn more about these pretty polypores, check out this cool video by Pittsburgh’s own Adam Haritan.

One thought on “Turkeytails Forever!”

Leave a Reply to Kuribo Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s