Visuals Unlimited / Pine Barren's gentian (Gentiana autumnalis) an endangered species in the Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA.
Visuals Unlimited / Garden lupines (Lupinus sp) North America.
Visuals Unlimited / Golden waxy cap mushroom gills (Hygrophorus flavescens) North America.
Visuals Unlimited / Spring polypore mushroom (Polyporus arcularius) growing on a decaying tree, North America.
Visuals Unlimited / Apricot jelly mushroom (Phlogiotis helvelloides) North America.
Visuals Unlimited / Bunchberry / Dwarf dogwood (Cornus canadensis) on the forest floor with berries in autumn, among Mosses and Reindeer lichens (Cladonia sp), North America.
Visuals Unlimited / Mycena Mushrooms (Mycena leaiana) growing on a decaying log, Basidiomycetes, North America.
Visuals Unlimited / Rounded Earthstar (Geastrum saccatum) North America.
Visuals Unlimited / Elegant Stinkhorn (Mutinus elegans) with flies that its fetid odor has attracted to promote spore dispersal, North America.
Visuals Unlimited / Dog Stinkhorn Fungus (Mutinus caninus) USA. This fungus gives off a strong, unpleasant odor, somewhat like rotting meat, that attracts insects, especially flies as seen here, which help to disperse th...
Visuals Unlimited / Monarch Butterfly caterpillar or larva hatching and eating its egg casing (Danaus plexippus) North America.