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Thread: SWaB: blue lava

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    Default SWaB: blue lava



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    Default Re: SWaB: blue lava

    Quite an interesting visual phenomenon!
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    Default Re: SWaB: blue lava

    Wow, that's interesting!

    While I was out at the scope this evening, I noticed a small green glowing patch in the grass, about the size of a US quarter. I dug around in it as I thought something that glowed had been dropped. Turns out it was a small bit of fungus, near as I could determine. Kinda fun.
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    Default Re: SWaB: blue lava

    Thanks for this; interesting and unique phenomenon.
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    Default Re: SWaB: blue lava

    Thanks! Look but don't breathe....
    Moving on.......

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    Default Re: SWaB: blue lava

    Neat!

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    Default Re: SWaB: blue lava

    Hi nFA. A great article and link. Looks like hell, " calledthe temperature of burning sulfur." Thanks for finding and sharing this interesting link with us on here nFA, and the best of regards.
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