Berny's photos with the Mariposa Grove

Fire Red - Sarcodes sanguinea

Fire Red - Sarcodes sanguinea
These are so called snow plants. They don't have any chlorophyll, so they are completely red. They feast on decaying fungi, like zombies of the plant world.
Added on August 16, 2008

Going inside the tree......

Going inside the tree......
Added on August 16, 2008

Burned but Alive

Burned but Alive
Even a big fire cannot kill this giants.......
Added on August 16, 2008

Roots

Roots
Root system of a fallen sequoia.........
Added on August 16, 2008

Powerful Footing

Powerful Footing
Added on August 16, 2008

The "Grizzly Giant"

The "Grizzly Giant"
About 2700 years old is this giant sequoia tree in the "Mariposa Grove", the height is 64 m, the diameter 9.2 m....
Added on August 16, 2008