A "wink flash" was used to capture the details of the both the fungus and the Live Oak branch.
Red-mantled saddlebags Dragonfly
The dead wood at the base of a live Oak Tree supports the life of the fungus, "Chicken of the Woods"
Incredible, edible Chicken of the Woods.
I felt blessed to see the beauty of Nature.
Assasin Bug, Microtomus purcis
"All dressed up and no where to go!"