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Mountain 山   · 06/21/2018
It's like a fairy in the forest! This is "Mycena lux-coeli", a kind of luminous mushrooms. In the rainy season, these tiny mushrooms grows in Kumano forest and become luminous in the evening. According to Kii-Minpo, a local newspaper, you can see these mushrooms in the coastal forest nearby Kushimoto-town in Wakayama prefecture this year, especially 1 day to 3 days after the rain, they becomes more luminous. When I went to take a picture of them for the first time, I wondered if they really...

Mountain 山   · 05/17/2018
The guest who stayed Konichi-an for the second time asked me, “Where is the most beautiful waterside trail in and around Shirahama?”. I answered, “That is Hyakkenzan-keikoku Valley!”. 🙂 “Hyakkenzan-keikoku Valley”, locates “Oto” area in Tanabe City, takes around 1 hour by car from Konichi-an. There is a beautiful trail running along the valley where a primeval forest remains, and some large and small waterfalls and pools appear one after another. The water in some pools are...