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Black tree in the gray woods

Black tree

Black sheep to Americans or white crow to Russians.  Neither is quite like its neighbors.

Perhaps every homesteader is a black tree in the gray woods?

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Beautiful scene. Captures the feel of the woods. Save these scenes. But another time maybe check out the black tree, to find out why. Tho the mystery is the meaning, in this shot.
Comment by adrianne Wed Jan 15 15:35:32 2014
Mom --- I'm pretty sure the black is due to the tree leaking sugars where a sapsucker drilled, and then dark fungi growing on those sugars. Probably more fun as a mystery, huh? :-)
Comment by anna Wed Jan 15 15:43:40 2014
Thank you for this.
Comment by Aggie Fri Jan 17 06:15:25 2014

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime