East side of Sandias
South slope of Tejano Canyon between Doc Long & Tree Spring TH
2o April 2oo8
The dusting of snow from a few days ago was gone, but there
were still snowbanks on some of the north-facing slopes. I expect they will
be mostly gone in another week or two. Trails for the most part are clear
and fairly dry.
The air temp was probably around 40 at o8:3o, but there was
evidence that it is still below freezing at night.
The ground was still moist, but the surface is already getting
There were no snowbank fungi, but at 25ooM we found a few ascomycetes
hiding under the leaf litter. We also received a report yesterday that some
were fruiting around 225oM.
2oo8 Hikes, Field Trips, & Condition
~c51 - 640