This might be Shaggy Moss. I could go back with a
magnifying glass and my Golden Guide from 1967, or not.
Wonder why the companion pole has only a thin layer of crustose lichen?
Moss is forming on the ends.
Varying stages of decay and growth.
Where dust settles between decaying wood,
opportunists like chickweed and wild
geranium get a start.
This oak has had an insect infestation, drilled out by woodpeckers
and an interesting pattern of lichens.
Ancient fence posts, decaying and growing moss.
Notice the little spider web made by a funnel weaver.
(I have a little Golden Guide for spiders, too, 1968.
This line of live oaks grow along a former fence row.
I made pics of the bark patterns and mosses, for another post.
In the plowed ground of the firebreak, I saw numerous deer tracks.
Flowers and text are from the garden of Nell Jean blogged on Dotty Plants Journal in cool, windy Southwest Georgia.