In mid May, John and I headed to the warmer (and tickier) climate of the South Fork of the Salmon River. We rode our mountain bikes up Buckhorn Creek and came across an interesting area which was full of tree moss. The environment in this area is extremely hot and dry in the summer and this patch of tree moss seemed out of place. I’m guessing that the cool air created by water tumbling in along a side creek created this little wet micro-climate. The direct sunlight on this mossy branch created what I think is an interesting image.