PoliPoli in rust and fog

There are more than 5,000 known species of rust on plants. Common rust (Phragmidium spp.) is a fungal disease that attacks, well, lots of trees in PoliPoli Forest about 20 minutes from here..

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PoliPoli, within the fog belt of the Kula Forest Reserve at 6200 foot elevation, has an extensive trail system in the forest reserve, including through a forest reminiscent of the conifer forests of the Pacific Northwest coast.

PoliPoli at night