Wanderers in the forests near Mackenzie Pass can't help but notice
the fluorescent green moss (actually a fungus) drooping from the limbs
and bark of nearly all of the mature evergreen trees, especially the ponderosa
pine. If you look closely, or with a hand lens, little cups with black
interiors are noticeable, but only with the aid of the electron microscope
are these little guys visible. Karen Wetmore of U.C. Berkeley informs me
these are pine pollen.
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