Fomes fomentarius
(I think)

Oetzi, the 5000-year-old “Iceman” who was found in possession of this fungus(Fomes fomentarius) and perhaps used it to start fires.”

With a bit of moss on top

The Ultimate Mushroom Guide

Fomes fomentarius

Little Library at the Bus Stop

I had to stop and get out of my car to photograph this new (to me) scene.

Little Libraries have been posted on the blog before -in the snow , one Laura found and one in Pittsburgh on Friendship Avenue

Here’s the one I saw today

And a bench to sit on and read while you wait for the bus

Fireworks on the Fourth

I had a nice birthday and finished up the day watching fireworks from the front porch. Right across the street, shot from the baseball field. A beautiful summer night with lightning bugs too.

A short video of fireworks across the street.

It was quite a display seen from my front porch
Front porch view
From the baseball field