British Soldiers and other lichens “come alive” as the snow disappears and the sun shines on Glennie’s fence posts along Old Legion Lane. That is a good place to photograph such spring gardens as I can get the car close to them and their height is manageable. Here are some examples of what was seen “through the lens”:
This “forest” of British Soldiers, Cladonia cristatella grows on the top surface of the most productive post, the one closest to the road.
The Claytonia Genus of lichens has a very large number of species, many of which are in Ontario.