Delicate and ephemeral, these fruiting bodies are beautiful. They are also emerging as a big favourite in urban kitchens, though not all may be fit to partake of. Our nature columnist sends photos of the different types of mushrooms and fungi one can see around us, in the monsoon season.
It’s true that our cities are choking with dust, soot and pollution. Yet, there is also a lot of precious beauty, if only one cares to look a little deeper. Some photos from treasure-hunting in Bengaluru.
Ceropegias are known as “deceptive flowers,” that allow themselves to be pollinated by the insects they attract without rewarding them with food. This month’s nature column reveals yet another natural wonder of the world we live in.
Artists for Wildlife and Nature, an exhibition cum competition of wildlife art organised and hosted by artist Prasad Natarajan, brought together various luminaries as well as young talent in a first-of-its-kind event.