This could be a spring scene in Tucson, but this expansive wildflower bloom actually is showing its splash of color at the end of October near the Rillito River Trail. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.
The skies over Tucson offered lots of color again on Sunday evening. This view is from the lower Catalina Foothills. How did it look in your neck of the desert? Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.
This wild specimen, growing along a trail high in the Catalina Mountains, may not be the mother of all mushrooms. But it's pretty darned big -- with the backpack shown for comparison. Photo by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.