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Cucumber Falls 1


August 9, 2018

You may remember, from reading this blog, that my friend’s farm in southern Pennsylvania is near the Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River. This year the adventure leaving from the farmhouse was to a tributary of the Youghiogheny called the Cucumber Falls.

Iridescence along the River 9


August 8, 2018

The second photograph is a long view of the area that featured the Leptothrix discophora films July 14.

 

Iridescence along the River 8


August 7, 2018

Iridescence along the River 7


August 6, 2018

When the water level recedes, it leaves traces of the Leptothrix discophora film on the rocks and mud. The close crop shows the iridescence best. Click on it to see the image even bigger. (The paw prints are from a raccoon.)

 

Iridescence along the River 6


August 5, 2018

Iridescence along the River 5


August 4, 2018

Iridescence along the River 4


August 3, 2018

The detail crops show more of what drew my eye. The puckering indicates loss of water from the film.

 

 

Iridescence along the River 3


August 2, 2018

Iridescence along the River 2


August 1, 2018

Iridescence along the River 1


July 30, 2018

As promised, here come the photos of the Leptothrix discophora biofilms I saw along the Vermilion River July 14. Those of you new to this blog may find a brief introduction to what you see in this photograph useful. Those wanting to know more may care to explore some links.

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