This ghostly flower can be found blooming in the deep woods from June to September, when the leaf canopy creates a shady gloom. A symbiotic relationship between a fungus (mycorrhiza fungi) and tree roots releases nutrients that the myco-heterotrophic Ghost Plant soaks up.
Unthinkable…that the dog days of summer could ever be absent of feline fur. But one year ago my carpets only held canine shed. Today I type to the scamper of my tuxedo kitty, and begin the celebratory anniversary week of her rescue.