Flower stalk at Fumee Lake Natural Area

Nature enthusiast Phyllis Carlson of Quinnesec focuses in on a striped coralroot, a type of wild orchid, at the Fumee Lake Natural Area in Quinnesec. Carlson took Daily News staff writer and photographer Theresa Proudfit on a hike at the Fumee Lake area Wednesday afternoon to show what can be seen this time of year. For more photos of what they found, look in the Outdoors section under Local Sports on The Daily News’ website.